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journal article 
Author(s):
Holdenrieder, Stefan; Wehnl, Birgit; Hettwer, Karina; Simon, Kirsten; Uhlig, Steffen; Dayyani, Farshid 
Title:
Carcinoembryonic antigen and cytokeratin-19 fragments for assessment of therapy response in non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. 
Abstract:
This meta-analysis evaluated whether pretherapy serum levels of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and cytokeratin-19 fragments (CYFRA 21-1) are predictive of response to therapy in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and whether changes in these markers during vs pretherapy are indicative of response.Original peer-reviewed studies enrolling adults with untreated advanced NSCLC were identified using PubMed. Two reviewers independently extracted data from eligible studies and assessed study heterogene...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Br J Cancer 
Year:
2017 
Journal volume:
116 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1037-1045 
Language:
eng 
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Print-ISSN:
0007-0920 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Laboratoriumsmedizin