The prognostic significance of preoperative serum cancer antigen 15-3 levels in endometrial carcinomas

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Tas E. E. , Yavuz A. F.

SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.38, no.11, pp.1096-1100, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.15537/smj.2017.11.20479
  • Title of Journal : SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.1096-1100


Objectives: To determine the associations between serum cancer antigen 15-3 levels and prognostic factors in patients with endometrial carcinomas. Additionally, we investigated the clinical utility of serum cancer antigen 15-3 levels in the selection of low-risk patients with endometrioid type, tumor size <2 cm, myometrial invasion <= 50%, and histological grade 1-2.