Feasibility of large-scale screening using N-ERC/mesothelin levels in the blood for the early diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma.

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A large-scale screening involving the measurement of N-ERC/mesothelin levels in blood using an ELISA system for the early diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma (MM) was carried out in individuals with a history of employment at construction sites. Approximately 30,000 subjects were screened. Of the 80 subjects with high-risk values, one male patient was… (More)

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@article{Imashimizu2011FeasibilityOL, title={Feasibility of large-scale screening using N-ERC/mesothelin levels in the blood for the early diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma.}, author={Kohta Imashimizu and Kazu Shiomi and Masahiro Maeda and Naoko Tabei Aoki and Kiyoko Igarashi and Fumio Suzuki and Mitsuru Koizumi and Kenji Suzuki and Okio Hino}, journal={Experimental and therapeutic medicine}, year={2011}, volume={2 3}, pages={409-411} }