EGF/TGF-alpha and progesterone in urine of ovarian cancer patients.

  title={EGF/TGF-alpha and progesterone in urine of ovarian cancer patients.},
  author={Mona Ridderheim and Stefan Cajander and Bj{\"o}rn Tavelin and Ulf Stendahl and Torbj{\"o}rn Carl B{\"a}ckstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  volume={14 5B},
EGF/TGF-alpha and progesterone were measured in the urine of 74 ovarian carcinoma patients, 21 postmenopausal women with non-gynecological disseminated cancer, 20 premenopausal and 20 postmenopausal controls. Radically operated women excreted significantly less EGF/TGF-alpha into urine than women with residual tumour mass. The patients who died from ovarian… CONTINUE READING