US Patent 7,238,492
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
The present invention provides methods and kits for predicting recurrence of tumor or cancer in a mammal by calculating the ratio of the amount of Survivin to the amount of pro-apoptosis factor (PAF) in a physiological sample.
Sandler, Anthony D. Method for predicting tumor recurrence. US Patent 7,238,492 filed September 22, 2003 and issued July 03, 2007. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/431