Expression of oncofoetal marker carcinoembryonic antigen in oral cancers in South India--a pilot study.

@article{Pai2006ExpressionOO,
  title={Expression of oncofoetal marker carcinoembryonic antigen in oral cancers in South India--a pilot study.},
  author={S B Pai and R B Pai and Ramanujapuram Manikarnike Lalitha and S V Kumaraswamy and Nellore Lalitha and R. N. Johnston and M. Krishna Bhargava},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={746-9}
}
Expression of the oncofoetal glycoprotein, carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), has been observed in a number of malignancies and is also being pursued as a target for anti-cancer therapy. This study explored the status of this biochemical entity in the oral squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in South India caused by extensive chewing habits. Squamous cell carcinoma in the study belonged to grade I and grade II. Tumour staging of the patients recruited in the study ranged from T2N1M0 to T4N3M0. Of the… CONTINUE READING

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