CA 15-3

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CA 15-3, for Carcinoma Antigen 15-3, is a tumor marker for breast cancer.[1][2]

It is derived from MUC1.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Duffy MJ, Duggan C, Keane R, et al. (March 2004). "High preoperative CA 15-3 concentrations predict adverse outcome in node-negative and node-positive breast cancer: study of 600 patients with histologically confirmed breast cancer". Clin. Chem. 50 (3): 559–63. doi:10.1373/clinchem.2003.025288. PMID 14726467. 
  2. ^ CA-15-3 Antigen at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
  3. ^ Bearz A, Talamini R, Vaccher E, et al. (2007). "MUC-1 (CA 15-3 antigen) as a highly reliable predictor of response to EGFR inhibitors in patients with bronchioloalveolar carcinoma: an experience on 26 patients". Int. J. Biol. Markers 22 (4): 307–11. PMID 18161663.