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A method to better predict the likelihood that endocrine therapy alone after surgical intervention will be sufficient to treat patients with estrogen-receptor-positive breast cancer
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio seeks to partner with a diagnostic products company to develop and commercialize a clinical diagnostic with the potential to determine if a patient with estrogen receptor (ER) positive breast cancer is suitable for treatment with endocrine therapy (e.g., tamoxifen and/or the aromatase inh...
Published: 2/7/2013   |   Inventor(s): Amy Trauernicht, Thomas Boyer
Keywords(s): Biologics, Drugs
Category(s): Diagnostics
Mediastinal Needle Biopsy
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio researchers have developed a novel cutting biopsy needle designed to cut and remove intact tissue samples suspected of being cancerous or diseased within a patient through an endoscope or other instrument. This needle will collect cytology and histology samples from the mediastinum with more...
Published: 5/30/2012   |   Inventor(s): Luis Angel
Keywords(s): Medical Devices
Category(s): Diagnostics