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Tumour suppressor gene methylation and screening for lung cancer
  1. R Stretton
  1. Senior House Officer, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, UK;

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Bronchial carcinoma is the leading cause of cancer death and often presents at an advanced stage. This study explored the exciting possibility of developing a screening tool for lung cancer. It assessed the level of inhibitory methylation of specific tumour suppressor genes in three groups of women with different levels of lung cancer risk. Plasma and sputum samples were taken from 74 …

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