Prognostic value of preoperative CEA and CA 19-9 levels in resectable gastric cancer.

@article{Dilege2010PrognosticVO,
  title={Prognostic value of preoperative CEA and CA 19-9 levels in resectable gastric cancer.},
  author={Ece Dilege and Mehmet Mihmanli and Uygar Demir and Kadir Burak Ozer and Ozg{\"u}r Bostanci and Cemal Kaya and Oznur Tas Aksakal and Damlanur Ertem Sakiz},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={57 99-100},
  pages={674-7}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Preoperative tumor marker assays have been used to predict the prognosis of gastric cancer, but the exact role they may play is still unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical significance of preoperative serum carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and carbohydrate antigen (CA) 19-9 levels in resectable gastric cancer patients. METHODOLOGY Seventy-five resectable, nonmetastatic gastric cancer patients were analysed in regard to their clinicopathological… CONTINUE READING