IMR Press / FBE / Volume 2 / Issue 3 / DOI: 10.2741/E168

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Open Access Article
Biomarkers in lung cancer
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1 Department of Medical Oncology, CRO-IRCCS, Aviano (PN), Italy
2 Department of Surgery, University of Catania, Italy
Academic Editor:Giovanni Li Volti
Front. Biosci. (Elite Ed) 2010, 2(3), 1099–1104; https://doi.org/10.2741/E168
Published: 1 June 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Biochemical markers in biological fluids)
Abstract

Here we review the role of tissutal and circulating biomarkers in the management of lung cancer. In the past they were considerate quite ineffective tools as regards prognosis and prediction of treatment activity, nowadays instead, they are becoming a crucial key point as potential predictive issues in driving therapy, with possibly prognostic values as well.

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