Diagnostic value of CA125 as a predictor of recurrence in advanced ovarian cancer.

@article{Song2013DiagnosticVO,
  title={Diagnostic value of CA125 as a predictor of recurrence in advanced ovarian cancer.},
  author={Min Jong Song and Sung Ha Lee and Mi Rim Choi and Hee Jeong Son and Chung Won Lee and Jong Hyung Yoon and Yong Gyu Park and Soo Young Hur and Ki Sung Ryu and Joon mo Lee},
  journal={European journal of gynaecological oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={
          148-51
        }
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to establish the guidelines for detecting early recurrences of advanced epithelial ovarian cancer by use of the CA-125 level. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty-five of the patients who met the inclusion criteria were enrolled in this study. The authors examined 25 incremental changes of CA125 from one to 25 IU/ml, and compared the CA-125 value with other prognostic factors. Increases in the CA-125 level from the nadir level were expressed as CA-125- increments… CONTINUE READING

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