Disseminated tumor cells in pancreatic cancer--an independent prognosticator of disease progression and survival
International Journal of Cancer, 05/04/2012Effenberger KE et al.
The presence of disseminated tumor cells (DTC) in bone marrow is a strong and independent prognostic factor of survival in patients with pancreatic cancer. Thus, bone–targeting may be a new future therapeutic option for DTC–positive patients.
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