Evaluation of CEA in patients with known residual disease after resection of colonic cancer.

@article{Lawton1980EvaluationOC,
  title={Evaluation of CEA in patients with known residual disease after resection of colonic cancer.},
  author={Jill Lawton and Geoffrey R. Giles and Edward H. Cooper},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine},
  year={1980},
  volume={73 1},
  pages={23-8}
}
Serial carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) levels were measured in 43 patients following incomplete excision of colorectal cancer. Twenty-seven patients received chemotherapy. In the majority the subsequent elevation of CEA could be related to clinical progression, but some patients receiving chemotherapy may have a suppressed rate of CEA rise and may have a… CONTINUE READING