Identifying novel biomarkers using proteomics to predict cancer-associated thrombosis

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Comprehensive protein analyses of plasma are made possible by high-throughput proteomic screens, which may help find new therapeutic targets and diagnostic biomarkers. Patients with cancer are frequently affected by venous thromboembolism (VTE). The limited predictive accuracy of current VTE risk assessment tools highlights the need for new, more targeted biomarkers. Although coagulation biomarkers for the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of VTE have been investigated, none of them have the necessary clinical validation or diagnostic accuracy. Proteomics holds the potential to uncover new biomarkers and thrombotic pathways that impact the risk of thrombosis. This review explores the fundamental methods used in proteomics and focuses on particular biomarkers found in VTE and cancer-associated thrombosis.

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NIH/NCI Cancer Center Support Grant P30 CA008748, Conquer Cancer Foundation, Career Development Award

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Fernandez Turizo, M. J., Patell, R., & Zwicker, J. I. (2024). Identifying novel biomarkers using proteomics to predict cancer-associated thrombosis. Bleeding, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, 3(s1). https://doi.org/10.4081/btvb.2024.120