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Biomarkers, Classification, Validation


A biomarker is a property that can be objectively measured and evaluated as an indicator of normal biological processes, pathogenic processes, or pharmacological responses to a therapeutic intervention. Biomarkers can be DNA, RNA, miRNA, enzyme, nucleic acid, peptides, biomolecules such as hormone or antibody. Biomarkers can be detected in bodily secretions, blood, or excretory products. They can indicate normal or diseased processes in the body. Along with innovative treatment modalities, biomarkers have the potential to change the way medicine is practiced. A cancer biomarker is an indicator of the likelihood of a normal tissue becoming malignant or has become malignant. Cancer biomarkers; they can be nucleic acid, protein or metabolite, or a molecular change, detectable in tissue, blood, urine, or secretions such as nipple aspirates. In this study, it is aimed to share information about biomarkers and their classification.


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