Biomarkers in Women with Breast Cancer: I: CEA, CA 15.3, CA 27-29, BRCA1, and BRCA2 Predictive Value.

Authors(3) :-Amina Hamed Alobaidi, Arzo Jalaly, Abdulghani Mohamed Alsamarai

Background: Breast cancer is the most cancer affecting women worldwide and to date most of the investigated biomarkers are with low sensitivity and specificity in early diagnosis of primary cancer.
Aim: In the present study the relationship of tumor marker panel and breast cancer in an Iraqi population was investigated.
Patients and Methods: 100 women with breast cancer and 100 healthy controls were included in the study. All patients and control groups serum samples were subjected for determination of CEA, CA15.3, CA27.29, BRCA1, and BRCA2.
Results: Serum mean values of CA 15-3, CA 27-29, CEA, BRCA1 and BRCA2 were significantly higher in women with breast cancer than in controls. OR and relative risk confirm the association between serum increase of the five markers to breast cancer. AUC of ROC indicated the high sensitivity of their determination in breast cancer.
Conclusion:the present study show evidence that serum CA15-3, CA27-29 and CEA simultaneous determination arepotintial markers for early diagnosis of breast cancer metastasis and treatment minitoring.

Authors and Affiliations

Amina Hamed Alobaidi
Departments of Biochemistry, Medicine and Surgery, Tikrit University College of Medicine, Tikrit, Iraq
Arzo Jalaly
Departments of Biochemistry, Medicine and Surgery, Tikrit University College of Medicine, Tikrit, Iraq
Abdulghani Mohamed Alsamarai
Departments of Biochemistry, Medicine and Surgery, Tikrit University College of Medicine, Tikrit, Iraq

Breast, Cancer, CEA, CA 15-3, CA 27-29, BRCA1, BRRCA2, ROC, AUC.

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Amina Hamed Alobaidi, Arzo Jalaly, Abdulghani Mohamed Alsamarai, " Biomarkers in Women with Breast Cancer: I: CEA, CA 15.3, CA 27-29, BRCA1, and BRCA2 Predictive Value., International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp.442-449, July-August-2015.
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