The role of preoperative serum levels for Dickkopf-related protein 1 as a potential marker of tumor invasion in patients with stage II and III colon cancer.


Gurluler E., Tumay L. V., Guner O. S., Kucukmetin N. T., Hizli B., Zorluoglu A.

European review for medical and pharmacological sciences, vol.18, no.12, pp.1742-7, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: European review for medical and pharmacological sciences
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1742-7
  • Keywords: CEA, DKK-1, Stage II, Stage III, Colon cancer, CEA
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To determine and correlate preoperative serum levels of CEA and Dickkopf-related protein 1 (DKK-1) in stage II and III colon cancer and so identify the patients at high risk for early relapse.