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Tumour markers

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What is the tumour marker for hepatocellular carcinoma and germ cell tumours?Alpha-fetoprotein.
What is the tumour marker for choriocarcinoma and testicular tumours?Beta-hCG.
What is the tumour marker for breast cancer?Ca 15-3.
What is the tumour marker for pancreatic cancer?Ca 19-9.
What is the tumour marker for ovarian carcinoma?Ca 125 (also known as mucin 16/MUC16).
What is the tumour marker for medullary thyroid cancer?Calcitonin.
What is the tumour marker for colorectal tumours?Carcinoembryonic antigen.
What is the tumour marker for multiple myeloma?Monoclonal IgG (paraprotein).
What is the tumour marker for small cell lung cancer?Neurone-specific enolase.
What is the tumour marker for ovarian carcinoma and testicular tumours?Placental alkaline phophatase.
What is the tumour marker for prostate cancer?Prostate-specific antigen.
What is the tumour marker for malignant melanoma?S-100.
What is the tumour marker for thyroid tumours?Thyroglobulin.
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