Half-life of alpha-fetoprotein in patients with a teratoma, endodermal sinus tumor, or hepatoblastoma.

@article{Walhof1988HalflifeOA,
  title={Half-life of alpha-fetoprotein in patients with a teratoma, endodermal sinus tumor, or hepatoblastoma.},
  author={C M Walhof and Loekie van Sonderen and Paul Antoine Vo{\^u}te and Jan F. M. Delemarre},
  journal={Pediatric hematology and oncology},
  year={1988},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={217-27}
}
To evaluate the AFP-concentration postoperatively and/or during chemotherapy treatment, a retrospective study was carried out on 14 patients with a teratoma, endodermal sinus tumor (EST), or hepatoblastoma. Eleven patients were operated. Eight of the 11 patients showed postoperatively a linear decline in their AFP concentration. The half-life was about 6… CONTINUE READING