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Dr. Adrian Man

Nr. 11(2)/2008

The importance of tumor markers in oncology

Adina Elena Stanciu


Because it's important to detect cancer early, researchers are looking for new and better tumor markers. But as doctors have learned more about cancer, they've found that the level of a single protein or other substance in the blood may not be the best marker for the disease. In recent years, doctors have begun to detect new tumor associated antigens.

Keywords: tumor marker,neoplazic disease,sensitivity,specificity

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Stanciu AE. The importance of tumor markers in oncology. Rev Romana Med Lab. 2008;11(2):57-61