Cancer Biomarkers: Easier Said Than Done (Cancer Diagnostics: Overview)
Clinical Chemistry 2002, August, 48, 8
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Cancer biomarkers are firmly embedded clinically as essential diagnostic modalities to assess cancer. Human chorionic gonadotropin and a-fetoprotein for germ cell tumors, monoclonal serum and urine electrophoretic peaks for myeloma, and prostate-specific antigen for prostate cancer represent only a few of the successful cancer biomarkers now used clinically. The explosion of research activity in cancer biomarkers over the past decade can be ascribed to the convergence of science, technology, and regulatory and social factors as follows:
- Category: Chemistry
- Published: Aug 01, 2002
- Publisher: American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Inc.
- Seller: The Gale Group, Inc.
- Print Length: 12 Pages
- Language: English