Scientific Publications

Categorized: Peer-Reviewed, Urology

The diagnostic use of ERG in resolving an “atypical glands suspicious for cancer” diagnosis in prostate biopsies beyond that provided by basal cell and α-methylacyl-CoA-racemase markers.

Immunohistochemical (IHC) staining for ERG is utilized as a surrogate for TMPRSS2: ERG gene fusions, a specific molecular event seen in ~50% of prostate carcinomas (PCas) and ~20% of high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) intermingled with adjacent PCa demonstrating identical gene fusions.

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