457757305

CA19-9-Blood SST (Test Code 6110)

Cancer Antigen 19-9 short for (CA19-9) is a tumor marker used to monitor the treatment mainly of pancreatic cancer. However, it may be used for stomach and thyroid cancer.

Analytes:

• Weight loss
• Jaundice
• Abdominal pain
• Nausea
• Fatigue
• Bloating
• Loss of appetite

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CA 19-9 is commonly ordered:
• To monitor for pancreatic cancer recurrence.
• To help differentiate between cancer of the pancreas and other conditions, such as pancreatitis.
• Monitoring the effectiveness of treatment for someone who has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

Common Conditions:

• Weight loss
• Jaundice
• Abdominal pain
• Nausea
• Fatigue
• Bloating
• Loss of appetite

 

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 19-9 Primarily: Pancreas (also Stomach, Thyroid)