Measuring Urinary Protein Helps In Detecting Recurrent Bladder Cancer
...Anderson Cancer Center’s H. Barton Grossman. This is a test for the protein nmp22
which helps in detecting recurrent cancer.
The study involved 668 pa...nts who had a history of the ailment. The urine samples were tested for the nmp22
protein before the cystoscopy. As many as 103 bladder cancer cases were ide...
More Dependable Screening Test For Bladder Cancer
... bladder cancer earlier.
Researchers tested the nmp22
tumor marker assay in 1,331 patients at high risk ...scope to examine the bladder.
In the study, the nmp22
test was more sensitive, but cytology was more spe...d the number of false-positives was higher for the nmp22
test. But researchers say the high specificity of ...