[Preoperative serum levels of the carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and prognosis in colorectal cancer].

@article{Allende2001PreoperativeSL,
  title={[Preoperative serum levels of the carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and prognosis in colorectal cancer].},
  author={Teresa Allende and Jos{\'e} Luis Garc{\'i}a Mu{\~n}iz and Francisco J. Vizoso and Jos{\'e} Manuel del Casar and Pablo Raigoso and Bel{\'e}n Llana and Cristina Serra and Nahla Zeid{\'a}n and Manuel Garc{\'i}a-Mor{\'a}n and Carmen Roiz},
  journal={Revista espanola de medicina nuclear},
  year={2001},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={358-64}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyze the prognostic value of the preoperative serum levels of the carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) in primary colorectal carcinoma. MATERIAL AND METHODS Preoperative serum levels of CEA were analyzed in 275 colorectal cancer patients, who were followed up for a minimum of 5 years, or until death. RESULTS The percentage of positivities for the preoperative serum levels of CEA (> 6 ng/ml) was positively and significantly associated with the tumoral stage (A: 10,5%; B: 38,8%; C… CONTINUE READING

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