Chromogranin A is a reliable biomarker for gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors in an Asian population of patients.

@article{Chou2012ChromograninAI,
  title={Chromogranin A is a reliable biomarker for gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors in an Asian population of patients.},
  author={Wen-Chi Chou and Yu-Shin Hung and Jun-Te Hsu and J Z S Chen and C Lu and T Y Hwang and K A Rau and Kun-yun Yeh and Tse-Ching Chen and C G Sun},
  journal={Neuroendocrinology},
  year={2012},
  volume={95 4},
  pages={344-50}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the significance of plasma chromogranin A (CgA) levels in patients with gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NET) in terms of disease status and treatment responses. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-four GEP-NET patients comprising 15 disease-free patients and 29 patients with active disease, as well as 26 healthy participants were enrolled in this study between April 2010 and April 2011. Clinicopathological factors were collected and serial plasma CgA levels were… CONTINUE READING

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