Combining serum miRNAs, CEA, and CYFRA21-1 with imaging and clinical features to distinguish benign and malignant pulmonary nodules: a pilot study

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BACKGROUND: Our study was designed to improve the accuracy of determining whether pulmonary nodules are benign or malignant. METHODS We evaluated the clinical and imaging features and serum markers: neuron specific enolase (NSE), carcino-embryonic antigen (CEA), cytokeratin fragment antigen 21-1 (CYFRA 21-1), miRNA-21-5p, and miR-574-5pof in 39… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12957-017-1171-y

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