An accurate urine-based test for the surveillance of patients with low-, intermediate- and high-risk non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC)
- An integrated genetic and epigenetic analysis
- A sensitive multiplex quantitative real-time PCR
- Mutation assay: Detection of 4 mutations of the FGFR3 gene (G372C, R248C, S249C, Y375C)
- Methylation assay: Quantification of the level of DNA methylation of HS3ST2, SEPTIN9 and SLIT2 genes
- A software for an accurate rendering of results
Design of Multiplex PCR assays
Results of multicenter clinical study
Clinical applications and benefits
EP13306580, 2013: Methods for the surveillance, diagnosis and screening of bladder cancer. November 18, 2014: International extension PCT/EP2014/074892. May 19, 2016: Entering national phase (EU, US, CA, AU, JP)
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Roperch JP, et al; Promoter hypermethylation of HS3ST2, SEPTIN9 and SLIT2 combined with FGFR3 mutations as a sensitive/specific urinary assay for diagnosis and surveillance in patients with low or high-risk non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer. BMC Cancer. 2016 Sep 1;16:704.