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CA15-3-Blood SST (Test Code 6109)

Collection Method

SST Serum Blood Test

Turn Around Time

3-5 business days

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Cancer Antigen 15-3 short for (CA15-3) is a tumor marker used to monitor the treatment mainly of breast cancer. However, it may be used for colon, lung, ovarian and pancreatic cancer. CA15-3 is found on the surface of many types of cancer cells and shed into the blood stream

A physician will order the CA15-3 test for a patient to mainly monitor the progress of breast cancer. It is essential that a baseline CA15-3 test is measured before treatment of breast cancer and a follow up test after treatment to obtain the CA15-3 level.

Common Conditions:

    • Lumps on the breast
    • Stress
    • Hormone imbalances/change
    • Pain
    • Loss of hair
    • Changes in the breast

Test Method

Automated chemistry

Analytes

Primarily: Breast (also Colon, Lung, Ovarian, Pancreas)

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