Companion biomarkers: paving the pathway to personalized treatment for cancer.

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BACKGROUND Companion biomarkers are biomarkers that are used in combination with specific therapies and that prospectively help predict likely response or severe toxicity. In this article we review the role of companion biomarkers in guiding treatment in patients with cancer. CONTENT In addition to the established companion biomarkers such as estrogen… (More)
DOI: 10.1373/clinchem.2012.200477

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