An evaluation of tissue polypeptide antigen (TPA) in the two bronchoalveolar lavage fractions of lung cancer patients.

@article{Prados2000AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of tissue polypeptide antigen (TPA) in the two bronchoalveolar lavage fractions of lung cancer patients.},
  author={Concepci{\'o}n Prados and Rudolfo {\'a}lvarez-Sala and J G{\'o}mez de Terrero and L Callol and Francisco Garc{\'i}a R{\'i}o and Luis G{\'o}mez Carrera and J G{\'o}mez de Terreros Caro and Jos{\'e} Luis {\'A}lvarez-Sala and D. Espinos and J. Villamor},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2000},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={215-20}
}
BACKGROUND It has been proven that cytokeratins (CKs) are useful tumor markers for the follow-up, treatment monitoring and prognosis evaluation of lung cancer and among these, tissue polypeptide antigen (TPA) plays an important role. Nevertheless, only a small number of studies have been reported about their diagnostic capacity. Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL… CONTINUE READING