TITLE

COMBATING CANCER WITH EARLY DETECTION

AUTHOR(S)
Rose, Shannon
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Clinical Lab Products;April2009, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the work of various drug research organizations towards early detection of cancer. It surveys a rapidly expanding portfolio of tumor markers under study which makes possible the earlier diagnosis and prompt treatment of the disease. According to the article, while $20 billion is spent yearly in therapeutic drug research for cancer, very little is spent on ways to diagnose and detect cancer early at which time it can be treated effectively and inexpensively to prevent its spread and increase the patient's chance of survival.
ACCESSION #
39887021

 

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