"Carcinoembryonic Antigen" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A glycoprotein that is secreted into the luminal surface of the epithelia in the gastrointestinal tract. It is found in the feces and pancreaticobiliary secretions and is used to monitor the response to colon cancer treatment.
- Carcinoembryonic Antigen
- Antigen, Carcinoembryonic
- CD66e Antigen
- Antigens, CD66e
- CD66e Antigens
- Antigen, CD66e
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Carcinoembryonic Antigen" by people in Profiles.
Suboptimal accuracy of carcinoembryonic antigen in differentiation of mucinous and nonmucinous pancreatic cysts: results of a large multicenter study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Dec; 82(6):1060-9.
Practice parameters for the surveillance and follow-up of patients with colon and rectal cancer. Dis Colon Rectum. 2004 Jun; 47(6):807-17.
A study of the effects of bowel preparation on CEA levels in patients undergoing surveillance colonoscopy. J R Coll Surg Edinb. 1997 Apr; 42(2):105-6.