Colon cancer with a high serum alpha-fetoprotein level.

  title={Colon cancer with a high serum alpha-fetoprotein level.},
  author={Kei Kato and Masamichi Matsuda and Akira Ingu and Masato Imai and Shinichi Kasai and Michio Mito and Toshihiko Kobayashi},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={91 5},
We report on a patient with colon cancer and a very high serum alpha-fetoprotein level. This 75-yr-old man presented with right lower quadrant abdominal pain. An abdominal CT scan as well as ultrasonography showed a tumor in the cecum. Serum alpha-fetoprotein level was extremely high (3,070 ng/ml). At laparotomy, a large mass was found in the cecum, and a… CONTINUE READING