Serum carcinoembryonic antigen level in pN1 non-small cell lung cancer patients.

@article{Tomita2005SerumCA,
  title={Serum carcinoembryonic antigen level in pN1 non-small cell lung cancer patients.},
  author={Masaki Tomita and Yasunori Matsuzaki and Tetsuya M. Shimizu and Masaki Hara and Takanori Ayabe and Toshio Onitsuka},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={3601-5}
}
BACKGROUND Although the prognostic significance of the serum carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) level in non-small cell lung cancer has been reported in several studies, it is unknown whether the serum CEA level is a prognostic determinant for pN1 disease or not. MATERIALS AND METHODS Seventy patients with pN1 non-small cell lung cancer who received complete resection were reviewed. The preoperative serum CEA level was measured in all patients. RESULTS The pN1 patients with pT2-4 disease, hilar… CONTINUE READING

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