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Serum ferritin in renal cell carcinoma: effect of tumor size, volume grade, and stage.

Authors
  • Singh, Kamal Jeet
  • Singh, S K
  • Suri, Amit
  • Vijjan, Vivek
  • Goswami, A K
  • Khullar, Madhu
Type
Published Article
Journal
Indian Journal of Cancer
Publisher
Medknow Publications
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2005
Volume
42
Issue
4
Pages
197–200
Identifiers
PMID: 16391438
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Mean serum ferritin value in patients of RCC was 283.23+/-77.38 ng/ml while in controls the mean value was 79.98+/-32.96 ng/ml (P CONCLUSIONS: Serum ferritin levels are elevated in patients with RCC although its actual source is unclear. Further studies are needed to establish the role of ferritin in RCC.

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