Role of CA125 in predicting ovarian cancer survival - A review of the epidemiological literature

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Abstract

CA125 is the gold standard tumor marker in ovarian cancer. Serum level of CA125 is used to monitor response to chemotherapy, relapse, and disease progression in ovarian cancer patients. Thus, it is reasonable to investigate whether CA125 may have utility as a prognostic indicator as well in ovarian cancer. A large number of epidemiological studies have been carried out to this effect. This review summarizes all available epidemiological literature on the association between CA125 levels and survival in ovarian cancer. To place these studies in context, we provide some background information on CA125 and its role in ovarian cancer. © 2009 Gupta and Lis; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

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Gupta, D., & Lis, C. G. (2009). Role of CA125 in predicting ovarian cancer survival - A review of the epidemiological literature. Journal of Ovarian Research. https://doi.org/10.1186/1757-2215-2-13

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