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alpha-Fetoproteins (AFP) Summary

Description: The first alpha-globulins to appear in mammalian sera during development of the embryo and the dominant serum proteins in early embryonic life. They reappear in the adult serum during certain pathologic states, primarily hepatocellular carcinoma. They may also be elevated in the amniotic fluid and maternal serum during pregnancy in ANENCEPHALY.

Also Known As: AFP; alpha-Fetoprotein; Fetoprotein; Fetuin; alpha Fetoprotein Show All >>

Networked: 9727 relevant articles (309 outcomes, 975 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which alpha-Fetoproteins is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 95 outcomes 226 studies in 3605 results
  2. Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Hepatoma) : 40 outcomes 197 studies in 2025 results
  3. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis) : 29 outcomes 26 studies in 677 results
  4. Down Syndrome (Down's Syndrome) : 21 outcomes 54 studies in 429 results
  5. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis) : 15 outcomes 36 studies in 531 results
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Drugs Related to alpha-Fetoproteins

  1. alpha-Fetoproteins (AFP)
  2. Chorionic Gonadotropin (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin)
  3. Biological Tumor Markers (Tumor Markers)
  4. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker)
  5. acarboxyprothrombin (PIVKA)
  6. Antigens
  7. Cisplatin (Platino)
  8. Carcinoembryonic Antigen
  9. Pregnancy-Associated Plasma Protein-A (PAPP-A)
  10. Estriol (Epiestriol)
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Therapies Related to alpha-Fetoproteins

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  3. Immunotherapy
  4. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy)
  5. Liver Transplantation
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