PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF TELOMERE DNA IN PROSTATE BIOPSY


Year of Award:
2001
Award Type:
R33
Project Number:
CA086136
RFA Number:
PAR-99-102
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
GRIFFITH, JEFFREY K
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
Assessing prognosis of tumor growth potential in biopsy material is vital to choosing an appropriate therapy in prostate cancer. However, definitive molecular markers on which to base a prognosis are limited. Telomere DNA, the tandem six-base nucleotide