Dr Wadie Bahou answers our questions about the role of platelets in tumor biology and metastasis and the significance and usefulness of platelet-related biomarkers in the detection and monitoring of hematologic and oncologic diseases.
1. What is the role of platelets in tumor biology and metastasis? (0:10)
2. Which platelet-related biomarkers have proven useful in the detection and monitoring of hematologic and oncologic diseases? (1:44)
3. How can these be quantified? (3:02)
4. What research has demonstrated the clinical significance of these biomarkers? (3:51)
5. What further studies are planned in this area? (4:51)
Speaker’s disclosures: Wadie Bahou has nothing to declare in relation to this video interview.
Filmed at the 60th American Society of Hematology (ASH) 2018 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, US, December 1–4, 2018.
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