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Tumour markers and breast cancer.

David Hugh Cove

Tumour markers and breast cancer.

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.D)-Universityof Birmingham, Dept of Medicine.

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Open LibraryOL13738213M


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Tumour markers and breast cancer. by David Hugh Cove Download PDF EPUB FB2

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At primary diagnosis, prognostic markers are used to assess whether the transition to Cited by: Breast cancer is the most common neoplasm affecting women in the Western world.

Many studies are still conducted with the purpose of finding markers that could be used for early diagnosis and/or.

There are ways to sort out the different types of breast cancer. A way to do this is by measuring markers on tumors. A tumor marker is a substance that’s found in a patient's blood, urine, or. PSA is fairly precise in detecting cancer of the prostate and in assessing the stage and tumor volume.

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Between January and Decemberbreast cancer patients were followed-up after mastectomy with serial determinations of a CEA-TPA Cited by: The tumor markers help both in early detection of the cancer and in monitoring the progress with the treatment.

Tumor markers may be specific for a particular cancer or may be common to a few.