Relationship between serum levels of some acute-phase proteins and stage of disease and performance status in patients with lung cancer


YILDIRIM A., MERAL M. , KAYNAR H. , polat h., YILMAZEL UÇAR E.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.13, no.4, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR

Abstract

Background: Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both developed and developing countries. The aim of the present study was to compare serum levels of alpha 1-acid glycoprotein, ceruloplasmin, transferrin, ferritin, and albumin with tumor stage, distant metastasis, lymphadenopathy, and patient performance status in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer and those with small-cell lung cancer.