Christopher Boyce BURGE, Wu Albert CHENG, John S. Condeelis, Frank B. Gertler, Maja H. OKTAY, Irina M. SHAPIRO
WO2012116248 A1
Publication year: 2012

The present invention provides a method for identifying a tumor as likely to metastasize, or likely to have metastasized, comprising obtaining a sample of the tumor and quantitating alternatively spliced mRNA isoforms of a cell motility gene, a cell adhesion gene and /or an actin cytoskeletal remodeling gene in the sample, or any specified genes or the level of RNA binding proteins compared to a predetermined non-metastasizing control.