Serum CYFRA21-1 as a prognostic marker for patients with undifferentiated nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

@article{Zhu2010SerumCA,
  title={Serum CYFRA21-1 as a prognostic marker for patients with undifferentiated nasopharyngeal carcinoma.},
  author={Wan-qi Zhu and Jinming Yu and Xin-dong Sun and Peng Xie and Li Kong},
  journal={Biomarkers : biochemical indicators of exposure, response, and susceptibility to chemicals},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 7},
  pages={602-7}
}
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the potential of serum CYFRA21-1 and carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) as prognostic markers in patients with undifferentiated nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Sixty-one patients who received definitive radiotherapy/chemoradiotherapy were analysed retrospectively. We investigated the association of the follow-up results with pretreatment level, post-treatment level and change of serum CYFRA21-1 and CEA, respectively. Patients with low pretreatment CYFRA21-1 had a… CONTINUE READING
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