D-dimer is a marker of response to chemotherapy in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer

Inanc M., Er O., Karaca H., Berk V., ÖZKAN M. , Dikilitas M. , ...More

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.18, no.2, pp.391-397, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Page Numbers: pp.391-397


Purpose: D-dimer, LDH and tumor markers are usually overexpressed in colorectal carcinomas (CRC). Our purpose was to assess the prognostic role of D-dimer, lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), CEA, CA19-9 and CA72-4 in patients with metastatic CRC treated with XELOX chemotherapy.