Urine proteins offer potential biomarkers for bladder cancer

Written by Vivian Xie

Researchers at the University of Houston and the UT Southwestern Medical Center (both TX, USA) have reported on four potential biomarkers in urine that may be utilized for screening bladder cancer. The Mohan Research Team at the University of Houston examined urine samples from 66 patients using a Luminex-based screening platform, from which the top four potential urine biomarkers were identified: 31 urology clinic controls and 35 bladder cancer patients were among the cohort. ELISA validation was utilized on the four biomarkers using an independent group of 20 urology clinic controls and 60 bladder cancer subjects. From the study conducted...

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