Serum tumor markers CEA, CYFRA21-1, and CA-125 are associated with worse prognosis in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

@article{Cedrs2011SerumTM,
  title={Serum tumor markers CEA, CYFRA21-1, and CA-125 are associated with worse prognosis in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC).},
  author={Susana Cedr{\'e}s and Isaac N{\'u}{\~n}ez and Marina Longo and Pablo Mart{\'i}nez and Eva Checa and Davis Y Torrejon and E Felip},
  journal={Clinical lung cancer},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={172-9}
}
BACKGROUND Serum tumor markers are considered a negative prognostic factor in early-stages NSCLC but its role in advanced disease is controversial. The aim of this study is to analyze the prognostic value of tumor markers in advanced NSCLC. PATIENTS AND METHODS Two hundred and seventy seven patients diagnosed in our institution were retrospectively reviewed. Baseline prognostic factors analyzed were gender, histology and brain metastases. RESULTS Baseline patients characteristics: median… CONTINUE READING

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