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Table 6 Ferritin, ESR, CRP, ALAT and alcoholism * in patients with gastrointestinal cancer

From: Ferritin above 100 mcg/L could rule out colon cancer, but not gastric or rectal cancer in patients with involuntary weight loss

Localisation of cancer nr Ferritin Anaemia ESR PCR ALAT Alcoholism
CAECUM 1 38 NO 16 5.7 12.7 NO
COLON 1 71 YES 101 77.4 13 NO
(ascending, 2 82 YES 140 125 30 NO
transverse, 3 26 YES 57 25.6 21.7 NO
descending) 4 10 YES 60 1.7 12 NO
  5 20 YES 71 53 12 NO
  6 14 YES 44 29.6 14.6 NO
  7 17 YES 45 22 34 YES
STOMACH 1 16 NO 10 1.59 15 NO
  2 87 YES 53 110 47 YES
  3 12 YES 44 40 24 NO
  4 108 YES 29 26.5 71 YES
  5 15 YES 24 18.7 24 NO
  6 500 YES 90 51 30 NO
  7 86 NO 36 21.7 18 NO
  8 11 YES 40 20.7 10 NO
ILEUM 1 58 YES 49 35   NO
RECTUM 1 27 NO 51 36.5 13 NO
  2 322 NO 56 27 31 NO
  3 18 NO 3 7.3 19 NO
SIGMOID 1 23 YES 16 16 10 NO
  2 83 NO 18 3 10.4 NO
  1. * alcoholism as discharge diagnosis.