In a survey, workshop attendees rated the training as excellent, and attendees strongly agreed that they would be more likely to share data having received the professional training.
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Despite these advances, there is still an important clinical need for the development and validation of novel biomarkers with greater sensitivity, specificity, and clinical utility.
This special issue aims to explore new and existing biomarker development and validation in breast cancer and also focus on new technologies and approaches.
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Biomarkers play an increasingly important role in cancer diagnosis and management.
In advancement towards precision medicine, the field of cancer biomarker discovery has rapidly expanded over the last few decades.
Verteporfin is a benzoporphyrin derivative that is used clinically for photodynamic treatment of macular degeneration. Missing teeth can thus be considered as proxy for chronic dental infections, caries or periodontitis.
We followed-up a cohort for 24 years investigating the association between missing teeth and the incidence of cancer with the hypothesis that dental chronic inflammation links to cancer.