Biomarkers in Oncology

Biomarkers in Oncology

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This integrated book covers the entire spectrum of cancer biomarkers in development and clinical use. Predictive and prognostic markers are explored in the context of colon cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and GIST. International experts provide insight into toxicity markers and surrogate markers. Attention is also given to biomarker assay development, validation, and strategies. A powerful tool for determining decisions on therapy, selecting drug regimens, monitoring the efficacy of treatment, and performing individualized surveillance, biomarkers represent the forefront of cancer research and treatment. As these technologies become increasingly available for clinical use, this book will be an essential resource for oncologists and translational researchers.Although overall there E.Y. Lin, M.D. Department of Medical Oncology, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA R. Rupani, M.D. Department of Hematology andanbsp;...

Title:Biomarkers in Oncology
Author:Heinz-Josef Lenz
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-09-18


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