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Think About It: Dilemmas in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Alex Freeman, Simon Bott, Connie Parkinson, Pathology_

Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of male cancer related deaths in men. Currently early detection followed by radical surgery and radiotherapy offer the only opportunity of cure. Early prostate cancer commonly does not cause symptoms, but suspicion is raised by abnormal findings on clinical palpation and an elevated level of ‘prostate specific antigen’ (PSA) in blood. Unfortunately abnormalities in both these examinations occur in benign disease, common in the same age group as cancer. Therefore, the distinction between benign and malignant abnormalities depends on the microscopic examination of prostate biopsies. These are samples of the prostate taken through the rectum into the back of the prostate. Even under the microscope the distinction between cancer and normal tissue is not always straight forward, however we have identified and validated a marker of basal cells (CK5/6) which is able to differentiate between benign and malignant glands.

 


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Andrzej Loesch , Vasileios Vasilakis
Katja Ackermann
Prof. Matteo Adinolfi
Micheal Ajerman
Simon Bott, Alex Freeman, Connie Parkinson
Connie Parkinson, Alex Freeman, Simon Bott
Marc Amoyel
Marco Angelo
Juan Arango
Rachel Ashworth
Oliver Morris and Audrey Mercer
Luca Baldoni
Elizabeth Bartlett
David Becker
Babak Behnam
Russell Binions
Veronique Blanc
Alexander Blustin
Helene Burningham
Michael Burns
Emma Cadman
Sophie Campbell
Umber Cheema
Michael Redd, Connie Au-Yeung
Simon Corcoran
Petula Coutinho
Michael Cronin
Paula J. da Mota Santos
Geoff Dart
Anna De Simoni
Enrico De Vita
Dr Ethaar El-Emir
Gary Evans
Janet Fernihough
Stefanie Frank
Marcus Fruttiger
O Fukui
Annette Gaertner
Maia Garau
Haidy Geismar
Helen Glanville
Peter Grindrod
Susan Hall
Ray HarrisRunner Up
David J Hillman
Mike Hughes
Oliver Hulme
Aaron Hunter
Tim Hutton
Nannette Jackowski
Mike Horton, Polly Nash, Jocelyn Cammack, Penny McCarthy
Postgraduate Law Research Students Joint Entry
Thibaut Jonckheere
Marc Emyr Huw Jones
Asaki Kan
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Kornelius Kupczik
Stuart Lansdell
Tony Leatham
May Leung
William LewisRunner Up
Adam Liston
Andrzej Loesch
Troy Manning
Marcos Martinón-Torres
Ian McWhirter
Connie Au-Yeung, Michael Redd
Michael Mitchell
Steve Nesbitt
Jennifer Nightingale
Lucy Norris
John Payne
Mary Pearce
Francesca Perlman
Rebecca Porter
Cindy Qiu
Ariel N Rad
Sonja Rakic
Derren Ready
Philip A Cook, Rebecca Blyth
Stephanie I. Riak Akuei
Jody Rosenblatt
Xavier Sanchez Valladares
Anisha Sawhney
Stephanie Schüller
Sophie Scott
Ms Libby Sheldon
Ewan ShillandRunner Up
Karin Shmueli
Alex Freeman, Simon Bott, Connie Parkinson
Emmanuel Soignard
Christian Specht
Tom Stallard
Rhaana Starling
Lauren Taylor
Tine Thorup
Neil Torbett
Niki Tsakiri
Jayant VaidyaRunner Up
Roger Wesson
Jonathan Weston
Alaine Whinnett
Adam Wojcik
Keiko YamamotoFirst Prize
Doshik Yang
Vladamir Yershov

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