Osteopontin as an adjunct to CA125 in detecting recurrent ovarian cancer.

PURPOSE CA125 is currently the only tumor marker to have a validated role in the postoperative monitoring of ovarian cancer. Osteopontin (OPN) is a putative plasma biomarker that was recently identified using high-throughput cDNA microarray technology. The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that OPN is a clinically useful adjunct to CA125 in… CONTINUE READING