Researchers identify biomarkers for pancreatic cancer

06/15/2008 | Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Researchers have pinpointed five proteins associated with early-stage pancreatic cancer in bioengineered mice that were also found to be linked to a presymptomatic stage of the disease in humans. A commercial screening test that uses the five-biomarker panel could prove beneficial in detecting early-stage pancreatic cancer when used in tandem with a commercially available test that determines the levels of the biomarker CA19.9.

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