Usefulness of tissue polypeptide antigen in the follow-up of bladder cancer.


OBJECTIVES To evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of serum tissue polypeptide antigen (TPA) as a tumor marker for monitoring tumor recurrence in a prospective Phase II study. METHODS This study consisted of 421 subjects allocated to three groups: 241 patients treated for bladder cancer between 1991 and 1995, 126 subjects with a previous history of… (More)


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