Science News 2012 (English)

Earlier, Accurate Detection of Bowel Cancer Using Metabolomics Bowel Cancer Markers

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Running Time : 5minutes

Publication Year(JFY) : 2012


In recent years, the increase in bowel cancer has become a major problem. Currently, tumor markers are used to analyze proteins produced by cancer cells, but the early diagnosis of bowel cancer is virtually impossible. Associate Professor Masaru Yoshida, of Kobe University, aims to significantly boost the rate of diagnosis for early-stage cancer by using metabolomics, namely the study of metabolites.