Patent Number: 8,877,445

Title: Methods for identification of tumor phenotype and treatment

Abstract: The disclosure relates to methods for identifying a tumor as an E2F-responsive gene over-expressing (ERGO) tumor, methods of determining the likelihood that an ERGO tumor patient will survive to a future date, methods of treating an ERGO tumor in a patient, and methods of selecting patients diagnosed as ERGO tumor prostate cancer patients for aggressive clinical treatment. The methods of the disclosure are applicable to ERGO tumors present in different human organs and tissues such as breast, lung, thyroid, ovary, and prostate.

Inventors: Shackney; Stanley E. (Pittsburgh, PA)

Assignee: Intelligent Oncotherapeutics, Inc.

International Classification: C12Q 1/68 (20060101); G01N 33/50 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00