Comparison of bone scintigraphy with serum tumor markers of CA 15-3 and carcinoembryonic antigen in patients with breast carcinoma

Gedik G., Kiratli P., Tascioglu B., Aras T.

SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.27, no.3, pp.317-322, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Title of Journal : SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.317-322


Objectives: To compare the bone scintigraphy findings with a carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and cancer antigen 15-3 (CA 15-3) levels in breast carcinoma patients. We also investigated the relationship between anatomical bone type and its effect on tumor marker levels.