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Levels of Estrogen, Carcinoembryonic Antigen and Cancer Antigen of Breast in Breast Cancer patients

Levels of Estrogen, Carcinoembryonic Antigen and Cancer Antigen of Breast in Breast Cancer patients

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Title: Levels of Estrogen, Carcinoembryonic Antigen and Cancer Antigen of Breast in Breast Cancer patients
Author: Ahmed, Hala
Abstract: This study was conducted during the period from February 2004 to July 2004; with the objective of measuring the levels of estrogen (E2), carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA) and cancer antigen of breast (CA-15.3) so as to facilitate the early diagnosis of breast cancer and to determine the involvement of these parameters as risk factors for breast cancer. Ninety blood samples were collected from Sudanese females, divided into two groups; control group and patients groups. The patients group was sixty Sudanese females visiting the Radio Isotope Center, Khartoum (RICK) and they were confirmed as breast cancer patients by histopathology. The levels of the above mentioned parameters were determined by using radioimmunoassay technique. The results showed that, no significant (p=0.05) difference between the levels of the estrogen in patients compared to the control, on the other hand there was non-significant (p>0.05) elevation in CEA levels in the patients with breast cancer compared to the control. The level of CA15.3 was significantly (p<0.0001) higher in the breast cancer patients compared to the control.
Description: 49page
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/handle/123456789/8541
Date: 2015-04-08


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