P 53- a prognostic test for prostate cancer.

Question of the week:

 What is P53 and how is it used as a prognostic test?

The related article of the week:

P53 protein expression status and recurrence in

men treated with radiation and androgen suppression

therapy for higher-risk prostate cancer: a prospective

phase II Cancer and Leukemia Group B Study

(CALGB 9682) D’Amico AV : Urology 2008 May;71(5):933-7

Video Blog Presentation:

Dr. Barken answers the questions and presents a video

commentary about P53, a tumor marker on the Coaching Checklist.

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