[The L.A.I. test and tumor markers (Ca 19-9 and TPA) in the diagnosis of pancreatic carcinoma].


A particular cell-mediated immune response is tested in this work: the leukocyte adherence inhibition (L.A.I.) in the presence of organ tumor antigens. Forty-two patients suspected of having pancreatic cancer were submitted to the L.A.I. test and Ca 19.9 and TPA determination. The diagnosis of pancreatic cancer was eventually surgically confirmed and staged… (More)