Evaluation of Glycomic Profiling as a Diagnostic Biomarker for Epithelial Ovarian Cancer


Kim K., Ruhaak L. R. , Uyen Thao Nguyen U. T. N. , Taylor S. L. , Dimapasoc L., Williams C., ...More

CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY BIOMARKERS & PREVENTION, vol.23, no.4, pp.611-621, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY BIOMARKERS & PREVENTION
  • Page Numbers: pp.611-621

Abstract

Background: Prior studies suggested that glycans were differentially expressed in patients with ovarian cancer and controls. Wehypothesized that glycan-based biomarkers might serve as a diagnostic test for ovarian cancer and evaluated the ability of glycans to distinguish ovarian cancer cases from matched controls.