Current Biomarkers for Lung Cancer

Author(s): Kaifei Wang, Zhaohui Huang, Ruilin Wang, Jin Qian, Zhenhua Zuo, Yaping Li, Xiaoyan Yao, Xizhou Guan

Journal Name: Current Signal Transduction Therapy

Volume 9 , Issue 3 , 2014

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Lung cancer is a global public health concern with the highest morbidity and mortality among all cancers. Biomarkers can be used for early lung cancer detection, prognostication and optimal treatment. Research on biomarkers will enable more effective therapy for each individual patient. Great progress has been made in biomarker discovery with more understanding involved in lung cancer. Lung cancer biomarkers can be classified into Proteins, DNAs, Epigenomics, and RNAs according to their biochemical properties. Here, we will discuss the most common biomarkers for lung cancer.

Keywords: Biomarker, diagnosis, lung cancer, prognosis.

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Year: 2014
Published on: 11 September, 2014
Page: [123 - 128]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/1574362409666140911225531
Price: $65

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