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. , TÜMAY L. V. , Guner O. S. , Kucukmetin N. T. , Hizli B., Zorluoglu A.

EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol.18, no.12, pp.1742-1747, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1742-1747
  • Keywords: CEA, DKK-1, Stage II, Stage III, Colon cancer, CEA

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.