CA 15-3 serum levels in ovarian cancer.


Serum levels of CA 15-3, an antigen expressed by human breast carcinoma cells, were measured in 58 ovarian cancer patients, 24 patients with benign ovarian tumor and 62 patients with benign gynecological conditions. Abnormally high serum CA 15-3 levels were found in 41 of 58 patients (71%) with ovarian cancer. The percentage of CA 15-3 positivity correlated… (More)


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@article{Scambia1988CA1S, title={CA 15-3 serum levels in ovarian cancer.}, author={Giovanni Scambia and Pierluigi Benedetti panici and Glauco Baiocchi and Lauretana Perrone and Stefano Greggi and P F Di Roberto and Salvatore Mancuso}, journal={Oncology}, year={1988}, volume={45 3}, pages={263-7} }