Mucin 5AC (MUC5AC) is a glycoprotein found in different epithelial cancers, including biliary tract cancer (BTC). The aims of this study were to investigate the role of MUC5AC as serum marker for BTC and its prognostic value after operation with curative intent.

A novel serum marker for biliary tract cancer: diagnostic and prognostic values of quantitative evaluation of serum mucin 5AC (MUC5AC)

RUZZENENTE, Andrea;IACONO, Calogero;CONCI, Simone;BERTUZZO, Francesca;SALVAGNO, GIAN LUCA;RUZZENENTE, Orazio;CAMPAGNARO, Tommaso;VALDEGAMBERI, ALESSANDRO;PACHERA, Silvia;Bagante, Fabio;GUGLIELMI, Alfredo
2014

Abstract

Mucin 5AC (MUC5AC) is a glycoprotein found in different epithelial cancers, including biliary tract cancer (BTC). The aims of this study were to investigate the role of MUC5AC as serum marker for BTC and its prognostic value after operation with curative intent.
Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Biliary Tract Neoplasms; Case-Control Studies; Cholangiocarcinoma; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Mucin 5AC; Multivariate Analysis; Neoplasm Staging; Prognosis; Prospective Studies; Retrospective Studies; Survival Rate; Tumor Markers, Biological
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