Antibody-Based Technologies => Tumor Markers Review => Topic started by: ihcwor2 on September 23, 2007, 09:24:02 PM

Title: Tumor Markers Review
Post by: ihcwor2 on September 23, 2007, 09:24:02 PM
Tumor markers are substances found in the blood, urine or body tissues that can be elevated in cancer. There are many different tumor markers. They are used in oncology to help determine the presence of cancer. An elevated level of a tumor marker can indicate cancer, however there can often also be other causes of the elevation.

Tumor markers can be produced directly by the tumor or by non-tumor cells as a response to the presence of a tumor. Below you can find antibody tumor markers that can be used to detect different tumors and disease conditions.
Title: Re: Tumor Markers Review
Post by: PDavies83 on January 04, 2019, 06:01:06 AM
Many tumor markers play a critical role in different clinical applications and these biomarkers have also been extensively characterised. Some of these are known to be linked to only one specific type of cancer whereas other can be associated with many types of cancers. Currently, there is no universal tumor maker which can be used to detect any type of cancer but instead specific markers need to be used for specific cancers. You may find the below link useful, since it listís many tumor markers and which cancers each one is associated with.