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National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry laboratory medicine practice guidelines for use of tumor markers in testicular, prostate, colorectal, breast, and ovarian cancers.

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BACKGROUND: Updated National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (NACB) Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines for the use of tumor markers in the clinic have been developed. METHODS: Published reports relevant to use of tumor markers for 5 cancer sites--testicular, prostate, colorectal, breast, and ovarian--were critically reviewed. RESULTS: For testicular cancer, alpha-fetoprotein, human chorionic gonadotropin, and lactate dehydrogenase are recommended for diagnosis/case finding, staging, pro...

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Stenman, UH More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Brünner, N More by this author
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Journal:
Clinical chemistry
Volume:
54
Issue:
12
Pages:
e11-e79
Publication date:
2008-12-05
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EISSN:
1530-8561
ISSN:
0009-9147
URN:
uuid:c2a302c7-b3c1-4c19-9963-db2fd7219592
Source identifiers:
365923
Local pid:
pubs:365923

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