Levels and correlates of alpha-fetoprotein in normal pregnancies among Caucasian and Chinese women.

Abstract

Alpha-fetoprotein has been suggested to have anti breast cancer properties both in adult life and in utero. We studied correlates of maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein levels in normal singleton pregnancies. This was a prospective study relying on women attending maternal units in major teaching hospitals in Boston, USA and Shanghai, China. Specifically, 212… (More)

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@article{Lagiou2007LevelsAC, title={Levels and correlates of alpha-fetoprotein in normal pregnancies among Caucasian and Chinese women.}, author={Pagona Lagiou and Evangelia Samoli and Areti Lagiou and Mats Lambe and Dimitirios Trichopoulos and Hans-olov Adami and Chung-Cheng Hsieh}, journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation}, year={2007}, volume={16 3}, pages={178-83} }