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Mesh term Biomarkers, Tumor

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Biomarkers

Description

Molecular products metabolized and secreted by neoplastic tissue and characterized biochemically in cells or BODY FLUIDS. They are indicators of tumor stage and grade as well as useful for monitoring responses to treatment and predicting recurrence. Many chemical groups are represented including HORMONES; ANTIGENS; amino and NUCLEIC ACIDS; ENZYMES; POLYAMINES; and specific CELL MEMBRANE PROTEINS and LIPIDS.


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Antigens, Tumor-Associated, Carbohydrate
Carcinoembryonic Antigen
Chorionic Gonadotropin, beta Subunit, Human
Hormones, Ectopic
Ki-1 Antigen
Ki-67 Antigen
Mammaglobin A
Nephroblastoma Overexpressed Protein
Neprilysin
Normetanephrine
Pancreatitis-Associated Proteins
Proliferating Cell Nuclear Antigen
Prostate-Specific Antigen
Receptor, ErbB-2
Receptor, ErbB-3
Receptor, ErbB-4
Synaptophysin
Tissue Kallikreins
Tissue Polypeptide Antigen
alpha-Fetoproteins


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