Choosing the right serum and molecular biomarkers in the Philippines

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Published: 12 Apr 2023
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Dr Jose Jasper Andal - St Luke's Medical Center, Manila, Philippines

Dr Jose Jasper Andal presents his talk at Choosing Wisely Philippines 2023 about choosing the right serum and molecular biomarkers in the Philippines.

He outlines key topics including a review of the current landscape of molecular biomarkers with an emphasis on cancer screening and diagnosis, a discussion of current blood-based cancer biomarkers and also highlights the specific roles of blood-based tumour biomarkers.

Dr Andal concludes by emphasising that financial toxicity is an important factor to be considered before conducting biomarker tests in resource limited settings such as the Philippines.