Distinguishing between primary endocervical and endometrial adenocarcinomas: is a 2-marker (Vim/CEA) panel enough?

@article{Liao2010DistinguishingBP,
  title={Distinguishing between primary endocervical and endometrial adenocarcinomas: is a 2-marker (Vim/CEA) panel enough?},
  author={C C Liao and Jeng-dong Hsu and Ming-Yung Lee and L Kok and Yi-Ju Li and P Wang and Chung-Chin Yao and C Han},
  journal={Virchows Archiv},
  year={2010},
  volume={456},
  pages={377-386}
}
Gynecological pathologists are used to operating many panels of various markers in combination for the diagnostic distinction between primary endocervical and endometrial adenocarcinomas. The conventional 3-marker (ER/Vim/CEA) panel is the most promising tool. In this study, our aim is to investigate whether a 2-marker panel is enough to distinguish between these two gynecologic malignancies. Additionally, we wish to determine which one is the most favorable among eight panels tested, including… CONTINUE READING

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