Tumour markers

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Craig Hacking et al.

Tumour markers are a group of molecules in serum that are elevated in various malignancies and are often used to monitor treatment response as well as alert for potential progressive disease when in remission.

Commonly used markers include:

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Article information

rID: 42258
System: Oncology
Section: Pathology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cancer markers
  • Tumor markers

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