The evaluation of the clinical application of hypermethylated promoter DNA as tumor marker for the early detection of residual or recurrent head and neck squamous cell carcinoma


Grant Data
Project Title
The evaluation of the clinical application of hypermethylated promoter DNA as tumor marker for the early detection of residual or recurrent head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
Principal Investigator
Professor Yuen, Po Wing   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Chang Hsiao Wen   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
18
Start Date
2002-09-01
Completion Date
2004-02-28
Amount
317563
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
cancer
Discipline
Others - Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 7373/02M
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2002/2003
Status
Completed
Objectives
The project is to evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of serial monitoring of methylated promoter of DNA in peripheral blood of patients as tumour marker for early detection of residual or recurrent head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC).