Serum sialic acid and sialyltransferase as monitors of tumor burden in malignant melanoma patients.

@article{Silver1979SerumSA,
  title={Serum sialic acid and sialyltransferase as monitors of tumor burden in malignant melanoma patients.},
  author={H K Silver and K A Karim and E L Archibald and Fernando A. Salinas},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={1979},
  volume={39 12},
  pages={5036-42}
}
phin have proven particularly useful (13, 16). Although these markers may be helpful in diagnosis, they have far greater meritas monitorsof tumor burden in followingdiseaserecur rence or response to treatment (13, 16, 25). It is important that when used solely as monitors of tumor burden, markers need not be tumor specific. However, most of the clinically validated markers are relatively tumor specific and thereby clinically restricted to a limited spectrum of tumor cell types. Tumor markers… CONTINUE READING