Download Tumor Markers Afp Level Chart Background. Afp is 1 of several tumor markers. Afp greatly decreases by age 1 and should only be found in adults in very low levels.
Tumor markers are substances made by cancer cells or by normal cells in response to cancer in the body. Afp and fucosylated afp choi et al. Tumor markers are commonly used in cancer care to monitor treatment response or for recurrence of cancer, but they must be part of a bigger picture, including physical exam, patient symptoms and radiology studies.
We have been using the graph of the normal range of serum afp made by tsuchida et al, when we evaluate the serum afp levels in early infancy.
Tumor markers are molecules occurring in blood or tissue that are associated with cancer and whose measurement or identification is useful in patient diagnosis or clinical management. Tumor markers are substances made by cancer cells or by normal cells in response to cancer in the body. Alanbay i, aktürk e, coksuer h, et al. We measured the serum afp levels by an immunoradiomet …