TITLE

Biomarkers in Gastrointestinal Cancers

AUTHOR(S)
Badreddine, Rami; Wang, Kenneth K.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Aug2008, Vol. 103 Issue 8, p2106
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of biomarkers in gastrointestinal (GI) cancers. The prevalence of an ideal biomarker should be low in precancerous lesions and should go up in early cancer stages like dysplasia. The biomarkers in GI cancers are useful for diagnosis, screening and prognosis and for the prediction of the response to mechanism-based interventions such as chemoprevention.
ACCESSION #
33545301

 

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