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cancer biomarkers

Thursday 22 April 2004

Tumor biomarkers

Cancer proteic biomarkers

The cancer proteic biomarkers are proteins found in the blood, tissues or urine that may be produced directly by a tumour or by other tissues in response to the presence of the tumour. They can therefore be used to screen for cancer and monitor the course of the disease.

See also

- biomarker discovery
- protein microarrays
- cancer proteic biomarkers


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