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CA-125-Blood SST (Test Code 6108)

Cancer antigen 125 short for (CA-125) is a known protein found in ovarian cancer cells. Measurement of the protein using the CA-125 test is used to identify the response to treatment for ovarian cancer.

Analytes:

• Cancer antigen 125- (CA-125)

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A physician will specifically order the CA-125 test for a patient to monitor the progress of ovarian cancer. It is essential that a baseline CA-125 test is measured before treatment of ovarian cancer and a follow up test after treatment to obtain the CA-125 level.

Common Conditions:

• Abdominal bloating
• Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly
• Constantly having to empty your bladder
• Constipation
• Menstrual irregularities
• Fatigue
• Indigestion
• Pain during sexual intercourse

 

NOTICE TO PATIENTS

NutriPATH practices in the usual practitioner-referral system for pathology laboratories. Patients are highly recommended to seek the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner for the interpretation of any lab results and associated information. NutriPATH can offer assistance in locating a suitable practitioner.

 

Analytes

Cancer Antigen - 125 Primarily: Ovarian