DRG TM-CA 72-4 ELISA Kit used in NYU Winthrop Hospital Cancer Study!

Jul 26, 2017 | Events | 0 comments

Dr. Cyril E. Geacintov

DRG is proud to announce that our TM-CA 72-4 ELISA Kit (EIA-5071) has been used in a recent cancer study done by NYU Winthrop Hospital. The DRG TM-CA 72-4 ELISA Kit is for sale in the United States as an RUO product and is CE marked for global sales. Please see details on the study below, as well as a link to the article. See an excerpt from the article abstract below:

“Cancer antigen CA72-4 is a tumor marker found to be elevated in a variety of human adenocarcinomas. Using the DRG TM-CA72-4, [researchers] quantified the elevation of CA72-4 compared to current United States Food And Drug Administration-approved tumor markers in various cancer types.

Materials and Methods: We conducted a prospective, single-center study enrolling 96 patients between March 2013 and August 2016 with different locally advanced, unresectable or metastatic cancer known to express CA72-4. Quantification of CA72-4 was performed according to the manufacturer’s instructions using the DRG TM-CA72-4 enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay kit and the positivity rates were calculated.

Results: CA72-4 expression varied with tumoral site of origin, with the highest positivity rates found in pancreatic and ovarian malignancies. Correlation with clinical activity was also noted in some patients.

Conclusion: CA72-4 may have a potential role as an adjunct to conventional biomarkers in disease monitoring of pancreatic, ovarian and colorectal carcinomas.”

If you are interested in purchasing or finding more information on DRG’s TM-CA 72-4 ELISA Kit (EIA-5071) you can find a link to it here in our new Ecommerce store: https://store.drg-international.com/shop/tm-ca-72-4-elisa.asp

You can also call +1-973-564-7555 or email [email protected] for more information.


The article is used by permission from the International Institute of Anticancer Research (IIAR).

The article original source publication is: Anticancer Research, Vol. 37, No. 7, pp. 3649-3656.

Links below:

http://ar.iiarjournals.org/content/37/7/3649 (abstract only)

http://ar.iiarjournals.org/content/37/7/3649.long (full article)

http://ar.iiarjournals.org/content/37/7/3649.full.pdf (pdf version)

Gregory C. Guest

Gregory C. Guest

Gregory C. Guest is the International Marketing Manager located at DRG International’s worldwide headquarters in Springfield, NJ.
Gregory C. Guest

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