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What is the tumor marker for prostatic carcinoma?
PSA (prostatic acid phosphatase)
What is PSA used for in terms of prostate cancer?
Screening
What are tumor markers used for?
(a) primary tool for dx
(b) confirm diagnosis
(c) recurrence
(d) monitor therapy
b, c, d

NOT a
What is the tumor marker for colorectal cancer?
CEA
What is the tumor marker for pancreatic cancer?
CEA
What is the tumor marker for gastric cancer?
CEA
bombesin
What is the tumor marker for breast cancer?
CEA
What percent of colorectal and pancreatic cancers produce CEA?
70%
Is CEA specific?
no; used to monitor
What normally makes alpha-fetoprotein?
Fetus
What is the tumor marker for hepatocellular carcinomas?
alpha-fetoprotein
What is the tumor marker for nonseminomatous germ cell tumors of the testis (e.g. yolk sac tumor)?
alpha-fetoprotein
What is the tumor marker for hydatidiform moles?
B-HCG
What is the tumor marker for choriocarcinomas?
B-HCG
What is the tumor marker for gestational trophoblastic tumors?
B-HCG
What is the tumor marker for ovarian tumor?
CA-125
What is the tumor marker for malignant epithelial tumors of the ovary?
CA-125
What is the tumor marker for melanoma?
S-100
What is the tumor marker for neural tumors?
S-100
What is the tumor marker for astrocytomas?
S-100
What is the tumor marker for metastases to bone?
alkaline phosphatase
What is the tumor marker for obstructive biliary disease?
alkaline phosphatase
What is the tumor marker for Paget's disease of bone?
alkaline phosphatase
What is the tumor marker for neuroblastoma?
bombesin
What is the tumor marker for lung cancer?
bombesin
What is the tumor marker for hairy cell leukemia?
TRAP (tartrate resistant acid phosphatase)
PSA is a tumor marker for
prostatic carcinoma
CEA is a tumor marker for
(4)
colorectal
pancreatic
gastric
breast carcinomas
alpha-fetoprotein is a tumor marker for
(2)
hepatocellular carcinoma
nonseminomatous germ cell tumor of testis (yolk sac tumor)
B-HCG is a tumor marker for
(3)
hydatidiform moles
choriocarcinomas
gestational trophoblastic tumors
CA-125 is a tumor marker for
(2)
ovarian
malignant epithelial tumors
S-100 is a tumor marker for
(3)
melanoma
neural tumors
astrocytomas
alkaline phosphatase is a tumor marker for
(3)
metastases to bone
obstructive biliary disease
Paget's disease of bone
bombesin is a tumor marker for
(3)
neuroblastoma
lung cancer
gastric cancer
TRAP is a tumor marker for
hairy cell leukemia (B-cell neoplasm)