Carcinoembryonic antigen and other tumor markers in tissue and serum or plasma of patients with primary mammary carcinoma.

@article{Wahren1978CarcinoembryonicAA,
  title={Carcinoembryonic antigen and other tumor markers in tissue and serum or plasma of patients with primary mammary carcinoma.},
  author={Britta E Wahren and E Lidbrink and Arne Wallgren and Peter Eneroth and J. Zajicek},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1978},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={1870-8}
}
50 patients with primary breast cancer were studied to determine the CEA and HCG contents in their tumor cells before any treatment was initiated. Tumor cells were obtained by needle biopsy and each tumor cell population was stained by immunofluorescence. In 21 of the 50 patients, CEA containing cells were found in a frequency ranging from 5 to 80% of the tumor cell population. The results were confirmed by radioimmunoassay of tumor extracts. No apparent relation was seen to cytologic type or… CONTINUE READING

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