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Biomarkers, Tumor MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Biomarkers, Tumor
Tree Number(s)
D23.101.140
Unique ID
D014408
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014408
Scope Note
Molecular products metabolized and secreted by neoplastic tissue and characterized biochemically in cells or BODY FLUIDS. They are indicators of tumor stage and grade as well as useful for monitoring responses to treatment and predicting recurrence. Many chemical groups are represented including HORMONES; ANTIGENS; amino and NUCLEIC ACIDS; ENZYMES; POLYAMINES; and specific CELL MEMBRANE PROTEINS and LIPIDS.
Entry Term(s)
Biochemical Tumor Marker
Biochemical Tumor Markers
Biological Tumor Marker
Biological Tumor Markers
Biomarkers, Cancer
Cancer Biomarker
Carcinogen Markers
Marker, Biochemical Tumor
Marker, Biologic Tumor
Marker, Biological Tumor
Marker, Neoplasm Metabolite
Marker, Tumor Metabolite
Markers, Biochemical Tumor
Markers, Biological Tumor
Markers, Neoplasm Metabolite
Markers, Tumor
Markers, Tumor Metabolite
Metabolite Markers, Neoplasm
Metabolite Markers, Tumor
Neoplasm Metabolite Markers
Tumor Biomarker
Tumor Marker
Tumor Markers, Biochemical
Tumor Markers, Biologic
Tumor Markers, Biological
Tumor Metabolite Marker
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QZ 241
Public MeSH Note
2016; See TUMOR MARKERS, BIOLOGICAL 1988-2015
History Note
2016(1988)
Date Established
1988/01/01
Date of Entry
1987/03/27
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Biomarkers, Tumor Preferred
Markers, Tumor Broader
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