Correlates of the preoperative level of CA125 at presentation of ovarian cancer.

@article{Cramer2010CorrelatesOT,
  title={Correlates of the preoperative level of CA125 at presentation of ovarian cancer.},
  author={Daniel W Cramer and Allison F. Vitonis and William R W Welch and Kathryn L. Terry and Annekathryn Goodman and Bo Ruben Rueda and Ross Stuart Berkowitz},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={119 3},
  pages={462-8}
}
OBJECTIVE CA125 at presentation of ovarian cancer carries important prognostic significance; but, other than tumor characteristics, little is known about factors that influence CA125 levels. We examined the effect of epidemiologic variables and tumor features on CA125 at diagnosis and their effects on survival. METHODS CA125 levels before treatment, tumor features, and questionnaire data from 805 women with ovarian cancer receiving care at Partners Hospitals were recorded. CA125 values were… CONTINUE READING