Biomarkers for Early Detection of Liver Cancer: Focus on Clinical Evaluation

Author(s): Stella Sun, Philip J.R. Day, Nikki P. Lee, John M. Luk.

Journal Name: Protein & Peptide Letters

Volume 16 , Issue 5 , 2009

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Abstract:

This review summarises the screening methods from hepatic ultrasonography to serological biomarkers for early detection of liver cancer and focuses on evaluation of biomarkers ability. The development of novel biomarkers according to the 5-phase program defined by the Early Detection Research Network (EDRN) is also outlined in this review.

Keywords: Hepatocellular carcinoma, early cancer detection network, diagnostic imaging, serological biomarkers

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VOLUME: 16
ISSUE: 5
Year: 2009
Page: [473 - 478]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/092986609788167888
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