Discovery of biomarkers for gastric cancer: a proteomics approach.

  title={Discovery of biomarkers for gastric cancer: a proteomics approach.},
  author={Li-Ling Lin and Hsuan-Cheng Huang and Hsueh-Fen Juan},
  journal={Journal of proteomics},
  volume={75 11},
Gastric cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Although many treatment options exist for patients with gastric tumors, the incidence and mortality rate of gastric cancer are on the rise. The early stages of gastric cancer are non-symptomatic, and the treatment response is unpredictable. This situation is further aggravated by a lack of diagnostic biomarkers that can aid in the early detection and prognosis of gastric cancer and in the prediction of… CONTINUE READING