Predictive Biomarkers by Cancer Type
Predictive biomarkers help doctors find out which treatment might be
right for you.1 They have been found in many tumor types, including breast,
colorectal, lung and prostate cancer.2,3 Here is a list of some of these
- ER (estrogen receptor)2,4
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
- CD20 Antigen2,13
- Philadelphia Chromosome (BCR/ABL)2,7,17
- PML/RAR α2,8
Print out this Discussion Guide. Use it at your next appointment with your doctor. If you have questions, then talk to your doctor. Ask if there may be a biomarker for your cancer type.
Learn about some biomarkers that are being researched for certain kinds of cancers.
Download a Fact Sheet with information on bio-specific medicine and biomarkers.*
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