By Armin Gerger M.D., Melissa J. LaBonte Ph.D. (auth.), Heinz-Josef Lenz (eds.)
This built-in ebook covers the whole spectrum of melanoma biomarkers in improvement and medical use. Predictive and prognostic markers are explored within the context of colon melanoma, breast melanoma, lung melanoma, prostate melanoma, and GIST. overseas specialists offer perception into toxicity markers and surrogate markers. realization is additionally given to biomarker assay improvement, validation, and techniques.
A strong instrument for deciding on judgements on remedy, picking drug regimens, tracking the efficacy of remedy, and appearing individualized surveillance, biomarkers symbolize the leading edge of melanoma examine and remedy. As those applied sciences turn into more and more to be had for scientific use, this ebook may be a necessary source for oncologists and translational researchers.
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