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Dis Markers. 2004; 20(2): 97–102.
Published online Aug 19, 2004. doi:  10.1155/2004/309391
PMCID: PMC3839325
Development Tracks for Cancer Prevention Markers
Stuart G. Baker, 1 * Barnett S. Kramer, 2 and Philip C. Prorok 1
1Biometry Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
2Office of Disease Prevention, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
*Stuart G. Baker: sb16i/at/
Received August 13, 2004; Accepted August 13, 2004.
We provide a general framework for describing various roles for biomarkers in cancer prevention research (early detection, surrogate endpoint, and cohort identification for primary prevention) and the phases in their evaluation.
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