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Tumor markers in endometrial cancer

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Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecological cancer worldwide which is usually treated by surgery. Although most cases are diagnosed in early stages when complete surgical removal of the tumor is possible, a high percentage of the patients will develop recurrences. An important test during the follow-up period of these patients remains tumor markers’ serial determinations. This is a literature review of the most useful endometrial cancer tumor markers including CA 125, CA 15-3 and CA 72-4.

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Alexandra Gireada, Nicolae Bacalbasa, Irina Balescu, Mihai Dumitriu and Cristian Balalau

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