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Publication Citation: Standards for Plasma and Serum Protoemics in Early Cancer Detection: A Needs Assessment Report From the NIST-NCI SMART Workshop, August 18-19, 2005

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Author(s): Peter E. Barker; Paul D. Wagner; Stephen E. Stein; David M. Bunk; S Srivastava; Gilbert Omenn;
Title: Standards for Plasma and Serum Protoemics in Early Cancer Detection: A Needs Assessment Report From the NIST-NCI SMART Workshop, August 18-19, 2005
Published: September 01, 2006
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) co-sponsored a workshop on August 18-19, 2005 to examine needs for reference materials to support biomarker discovery for early cancer detection. Needs for plasma and serum proteomics, DNA methylation and specimen reference collections were discussed and recommendations from participants were solicited. This report summarizes the discussion and makes recommendations for serum proteomics reference materials. Summaries of methylation and clinical reference standards will be presented elsewhere.
Citation: Clinical Chemistry
Volume: 52
Issue: 9
Pages: pp. 1669 - 1674
Keywords: biomarkers;cancer;proteomics;reference materials;technology;validation
Research Areas: Measurement Needs, Medical Devices, Clinical Diagnostics