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Serum human epididymis protein 4 (HE4) is a potential marker for endometrial cancer (EC), however, the diagnostic value of HE4 for EC remains controversial. In this study, we performed a meta-analysis to estimate the diagnostic accuracy of serum HE4 for EC.
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Name: Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry
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Evaluation of Serum level of Human Epididymis Secretory Protein 4 (HE4) in Benign Endometrial Disease and Endometrial Cancer
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