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Disease Markers
Volume 25, Issue 3, Pages 159-165
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/598071

Circulating Cell-Free DNA in Plasma of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer Patients Undergoing Preoperative Chemoradiation: A Potential Diagnostic Tool for Therapy Monitoring

Matthias Zitt,1 Hannes M. Müller,1 Marina Rochel,2 Verena Schwendinger,3 Marion Zitt,4 Georg Goebel,5 Alexander DeVries,6 Raimund Margreiter,1,4 Michael Oberwalder,1 Robert Zeillinger,2 and Dietmar Öfner1

1Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
2Molecular Oncology Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vienna Medical University, Austria
3Department of Radiotherapy and Radiooncology, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
4Tyrolean Cancer Research Institute, Innsbruck, Austria
5Department of Medical Statistics, Informatics and Health Economics, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
6Department of Radiooncology, Feldkirch General Hospital, Academic Teaching Hospital, Feldkirch, Austria

Received 8 December 2008; Accepted 8 December 2008

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How to Cite this Article

Matthias Zitt, Hannes M. Müller, Marina Rochel, et al., “Circulating Cell-Free DNA in Plasma of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer Patients Undergoing Preoperative Chemoradiation: A Potential Diagnostic Tool for Therapy Monitoring,” Disease Markers, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 159-165, 2008. https://doi.org/10.1155/2008/598071.