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Plasma levels of carcinoembryonic antigen in bronchial carcinoma and chronic bronchitis.
  1. R Pauwels,
  2. M Van der Straeten


    The plasma levels of carcinoembryonic antigen were increased in 80% of 49 patients with bronchial carcinoma and in 68% of 25 patients with an acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis. There was no statistically significant difference between the two groups. A single determination of the plasma carcinoembryonic antigen level has no prognostic value in patients with bronchial carcinoma.

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