Chapter 3. Some Existing Cancer Biomarkers

  1. Mahmoud H. Hamdan

Published Online: 1 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470113127.ch3

Cancer Biomarkers: Analytical Techniques for Discovery

Cancer Biomarkers: Analytical Techniques for Discovery

How to Cite

Hamdan, M. H. (2007) Some Existing Cancer Biomarkers, in Cancer Biomarkers: Analytical Techniques for Discovery, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470113127.ch3

Author Information

  1. GlaxoSmithKline, Verona, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 26 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471745167

Online ISBN: 9780470113127

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Keywords:

  • existing cancer biomarkers;
  • ovarian cancer biomarkers;
  • profiling proteins and gene expression in ovarian cancer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historic Glimpse at PSA

  • Prostate-specific Antigen

  • PSA as a Screening Marker

  • Improving the Specificity of PSA

  • Looking for Other Solutions

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Existing Biomarkers for Ovarian Cancer

  • Osteopontin

  • Combination of CA-125 with Other Potential Biomarkers

  • Profiling Proteins and Gene Expression in Ovarian Cancer

  • General Observations

  • References