Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 is a useful prognostic marker in esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma

Abstract

The incidence rate of esophagogastric junction (EGJ) adenocarcinoma has been rapidly increasing worldwide. Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA19-9) are major serum tumor markers in gastrointestinal cancers. However, the role of these markers in EGJ adenocarcinoma has not been thoroughly investigated. A total of 211 patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/cam4.514

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