Elevated pre-surgical CA15-3: does it predict the short-term disease-free survival of breast cancer patients without distant metastasis?

@inproceedings{Mudduwa2018ElevatedPC,
  title={Elevated pre-surgical CA15-3: does it predict the short-term disease-free survival of breast cancer patients without distant metastasis?},
  author={Lakmini KB Mudduwa and Gaya Bandara Wijayaratne and Harshini Peiris and Shania N Gunasekera and Deepthika Abeysiriwardhana and Nimsha Liyanage},
  booktitle={International journal of women's health},
  year={2018}
}
Background CA15-3 is the most commonly used tumor marker in breast cancer. Its prognostic role has been described in the metastatic setting, but the role of pre-surgical CA15-3 in the assessment of patients with breast cancer without metastasis has not been substantiated yet. Methodology From February 2014 for a 2-year period, this prospective study… CONTINUE READING