The Early Detection Research Network Second Annual Scientific Workshop 14–16 October 2001, Seattle, Washington, USA

@inproceedings{Srivastava2002TheED,
  title={The Early Detection Research Network Second Annual Scientific Workshop 14–16 October 2001, Seattle, Washington, USA},
  author={Sudhir Srivastava},
  booktitle={Disease markers},
  year={2002}
}
Studies have shown that detection of early cancer can reduce morbidity and mortality, for example, from mammography and Pap screening. Nevertheless, even these established technologies are limited by suboptimal sensitivity and specificity. Therefore, it seems reasonable to explore the application of the new molecularbased technologies for earlier and for more specific detection and even for assessment of risk, that is, before cancer physically develops, in order to institute prevention. The… CONTINUE READING