Examining Inflammatory Cytokines in Serum and Plasma

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GEN|October 15, 2017

Dandan Shan, Ph.D., and David Wilson, Ph.D.
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DOI: 10.1089/gen.37.18.09

The future of immuno-oncology treatment and autoimmune diagnostics will involve the detection and quantification of inflammatory biomarkers. As immunotherapy becomes a more common approach for treating cancer and inflammatory disease, cytokines will not only play a role in determining a patient’s disease diagnosis, prognosis, and potential treatment options, but also may serve as a primary index of a therapy’s effectiveness.