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Tumor Markers, Biological

"Tumor Markers, Biological" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
Molecular products metabolized and secreted by neoplastic tissue and characterized biochemically in cells or body fluids. They are indicators of tumor stage and grade as well as useful for monitoring responses to treatment and predicting recurrence. Many chemical groups are represented including hormones, antigens, amino and nucleic acids, enzymes, polyamines, and specific cell membrane proteins and lipids.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tumor Markers, Biological" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Tumor Markers, Biological" was a major or minor topic of these publication.