Lactate dehydrogenase should be used as marker in testicular tumours

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7057.625b (Published 07 September 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:625
  1. Owen Hughes, Research registrar,
  2. Mike Bishop, Consultant
  1. Department of Urology, City Hospital NHS Trust, Nottingham NG5 1PB

    EDITOR,—We wish to emphasise the importance of tumour markers in the management of testicular tumours and not merely in “deciding the course of the disease.”1 β Human chorionic gonadotrophin and (alpha) fetoprotein concentrations are of proved value in diagnosis, staging, the prediction of tumour behaviour, and the monitoring of …

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