Why tumour markers are not recommended as screening tests

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Published: 20 Apr 2023
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Dr Frederic Ting - Riverside Medical Center, Bacolod, Philippines

Dr Frederic Ting speaks to ecancer about his talk on the ‘why tumour markers are not recommended as screening tests’ at the "Choosing Wisely Cambodia 2023” congress, held in Phnom Penh on the 18th March 2023.



He highlights that tumour markers are not as effective as screening tools because of its low diagnostic sensitivity and low specificity.