How can treatment response be measured in breast cancer patients?

@article{Dalen1993HowCT,
  title={How can treatment response be measured in breast cancer patients?},
  author={Arie van Dalen and D L van der Linde and Karel J Heering and A B van Oudalblas},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={1993},
  volume={13 5C},
  pages={
          1901-4
        }
}
Serum TPS, CA 15-3 and CEA levels were measured in 31 women when progressive metastatic disease was established according to UICC criteria. A method was developed to apply these serum tumor markers in order to measure the short-term effect of the treatment. Using strict criteria, whereby an increase of the markers of more than 25% indicated progressive disease and a decrease of more than 50% indicated a positive effect of the treatment, TPS (which measures tumoral activity) was shown to be a… CONTINUE READING

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