Login processing...

Trial ends in Request Full Access Tell Your Colleague About Jove
JoVE Journal
Medicine

This content is Open Access.

An Orthotopic Murine Model of Human Prostate Cancer Metastasis
 

An Orthotopic Murine Model of Human Prostate Cancer Metastasis

Article DOI: 10.3791/50873
September 18th, 2013

Chapters

Summary September 18th, 2013

This orthotopic model of human prostate cancer allows for quantification of tumor size, circulating tumor cells, and formation of distinct metastasis to the lung. As cells must escape the primary organ, enter the blood stream, and implant into a secondary site, this model effectively recapitulates the scenario in humans.

Read Article

Get cutting-edge science videos from JoVE sent straight to your inbox every month.

Waiting X
simple hit counter