- Cause of death from liver metastases in colorectal cancerThomas S Helling
Department of Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
Ann Surg Oncol 21:501-6. 2014..It is presumed, but not proven, that liver metastases are a major threat to life. This study examined the course of a cohort of consecutive patients who died with CRC to determine the role played by the presence of liver metastases...
- Caution in interpretation of the tumor marker CA 19.9 in patients with obstructive jaundice: illustrative case reportsThomas S Helling
Department of Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
J Miss State Med Assoc 54:96-9. 2013..The CA 19.9 antigen is commonly used as a tumor marker for malignancies of the pancreas and biliary tract. High levels (> 300 U/ml) of antigen have strongly suggested malignant processes...