The combination of the serum carbohydrate antigen 19-9 and carcinoembryonic antigen is a simple and accurate predictor of mortality in pancreatic cancer patients


The aim of this study was to detect high-performance prognostic biomarkers of pancreatic cancer which would enable the identification of high-risk patients. The subjects were 324 patients who underwent radical surgery for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma without neoadjuvant therapy. We evaluated the prognostic impact of four perioperative serum tumor… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00595-013-0752-9


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