Intensive risk-adjusted follow-up with the CEA, TPA, CA19.9, and CA72.4 tumor marker panel and abdominal ultrasonography to diagnose operable colorectal cancer recurrences: effect on survival.

Abstract

HYPOTHESIS Intensive risk-adjusted follow-up leads to improved resectability of tumor recurrences and better overall survival among patients who have undergone surgery for colorectal cancer. DESIGN Long-term observational single-center study. SETTING University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy. PATIENTS One hundred eight disease-free patients who had undergone… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/archsurg.2010.251

Topics

3 Figures and Tables

Cite this paper

@article{Nicolini2010IntensiveRF, title={Intensive risk-adjusted follow-up with the CEA, TPA, CA19.9, and CA72.4 tumor marker panel and abdominal ultrasonography to diagnose operable colorectal cancer recurrences: effect on survival.}, author={Andrea Nicolini and Paola C. Ferrari and Michael J. Duffy and Alessandro Antonelli and Giuseppe Rossi and Maria Rita Metelli and Franca Fulceri and Loretta Anselmi and Massimo Conte and P. Berti and Paolo Miccoli}, journal={Archives of surgery}, year={2010}, volume={145 12}, pages={1177-83} }