B·R·A·H·M·S Tumor Markers in Oncology
B•R•A•H•M•S Biomarkers offer a broad range of tumor markers. Tumor markers are substances produced by cancer or by other cells of the body in response to cancer and can be found in bodily fluids such as blood. Most tumor markers are proteins and in clinical use worldwide.
Tumors are caused by a combination of diverse factors, such as genetic predisposition, environmental influences, infections; they can also be induced by civilization like poor diet and abuse of alcohol, drugs, nicotine, etc. Since 1970 the survival rate of cancer patients has improved considerably. The annual incidence, however, has been increasing in the developed nations for years.