Surgery and hematogenous dissemination: comparison between the detection of circulating tumor cells and of tumor DNA in plasma before and after tumor resection in rats.
- Published Article
Annals of surgical oncology
- Publication Date
Aug 01, 2006
In our animal model, the hematogenous dissemination of tumors due to surgery seemed to be more closely related to tumor-derived cell-free DNA than to circulating tumor cells. In addition, the surgical resection of primary tumors did not inhibit the development of metastases.
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