Circulating MIC-1/GDF15 is a complementary screening biomarker with CEA and correlates with liver metastasis and poor survival in colorectal cancer

@inproceedings{Wang2017CirculatingMI,
  title={Circulating MIC-1/GDF15 is a complementary screening biomarker with CEA and correlates with liver metastasis and poor survival in colorectal cancer},
  author={Xiaobing Wang and Zhaogang Yang and Haimei Tian and Yanfen Li and Mo Li and Wenya Zhao and Chao Zhang and Teng Wang and Jing Liu and Aili Zhang and D J Shen and Cuining Zheng and Jun Qi and Dan Zhao and Junfeng Shi and Liliang Jin and J V Subba Rao and Wei Zhang},
  booktitle={Oncotarget},
  year={2017}
}
Macrophage inhibitory cytokine 1 (MIC-1/GDF15) has been characterized as a candidate biomarker for colorectal cancer (CRC) recently. However, the role of serum MIC-1 in screening patients with early stage CRC and monitoring therapeutic response have not been well-established, particularly in the combination with CEA for the screening and the prejudgment of… CONTINUE READING