Advances in Cancer Biomarkers

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Title

Advances in Cancer Biomarkers

Subject

BIOCHEMISTRY

Description

At present, there are a growing number of biomolecules under investigation
to understand their potential role as cancer biomarker for diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic purposes. Intriguingly, the state of art on cancer biomarkers research shows interesting and promising results together to
clamorous failures. Also from a clinical point of view, there are contradictory results on routine clinical use of the present cancer biomarkers. Some
patients may be simply monitored in their course by a periodic blood sample, but sometimes this monitoring show dramatic limits. A lot of patients
show serious and extensive relapses without significant change in serum
concentrations of biomarkers tested. Often the physician who should utilize
these biomarkers does not entirely know their limits and the total potential
applications as well and sometimes this knowledge is influenced by economical and marketing strategies. This limited and “polluted” knowledge
may have dramatic consequences for patient. A critical approach towards
old and new cancer biomarkers should foster a deepened and useful understanding of the diagnostic and prognostic index of these fundamental parameters of laboratory medicine and in the same time can facilitate the research
of new and more sensitive-specific signals of the cancer cell proliferation

Creator

Roberto Scatena
Institute of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry
School of Medicine, Catholic University
Rome , Italy

Publisher

Springer

Date

2015

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pdf

Language

English

Type

text

Coverage

BMU

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Roberto Scatena Institute of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry School of Medicine, Catholic University Rome , Italy, “Advances in Cancer Biomarkers,” BMU, accessed May 20, 2022, http://bmulibrary.com/library/items/show/47.

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