A case report of targeted therapy with apatinib in a patient with advanced gastric cancer and high serum level of alpha-fetoprotein

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BACKGROUND Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is an important marker for hepatocellular carcinoma, and the detection of serum AFP is currently the principle method for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma. The prevalence of gastric cancer (GC) with high level of serum AFP is extremely rare, but has unique clinical features. CASE SUMMARY We herein present a rare… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000004610

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