May 1, 2009
Daily Clinical Practice of Fresh Tumour Tissue Freezing and Gene Expression Profiling; Logistics Pilot Study Preceding the MINDACT Trial
Eur J Cancer. 2009 May;45(7):1201-1208. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2009.01.004. Epub 2009 Feb 14.
Mook S., Bonnefoi H., Pruneri G., Larsimont D., Jaskiewicz J., Sabadell M.D., MacGrogan G., Van’t Veer L.J., Cardoso F., Rutgers E.J.
Tumour samples were obtained in 60 of 64 patients. Among the 60 samples, 11 contained insufficient tumour cells (<50%) and three contained insufficient RNA quality. All 46 samples eligible for genomic profiling were successfully hybridised, and the results were reported on average within 4-5d.