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1. (WO2018089973) EPITHELIAL QUANTITATION OF HISTOLOGICALLY NORMAL PROSTATE TISSUE PREDICTS THE PRESENCE OF CANCER IN TISSUE BIOPSIES

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/089973    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/061455
Publication Date: Fri May 18 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Nov 15 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G01N 33/574
G06K 9/00
G06T 7/00
Applicants: WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION
Inventors: JARRARD, David, Frazier
YANG, Bing
Title: EPITHELIAL QUANTITATION OF HISTOLOGICALLY NORMAL PROSTATE TISSUE PREDICTS THE PRESENCE OF CANCER IN TISSUE BIOPSIES
Abstract:
A method of detecting the presence of a prostate cancer in a human subject comprising the steps of (a) obtaining a histologically normal prostate tissue sample from the patient and (b) quantifying the epithelial percentage of the tissue, wherein an epithelial percentage greater than 39% indicates the presence of prostate cancer or a prostate cancer field defect.