Turn Around Time
48 hours Turnaround times are estimates
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.
- 15-3 Primarily: Breast (also Colon, Lung, Ovarian, Pancreas)
- Reproductive Health
- Changes in the breast
- Endocrine and Hormonal Health
- Hormone imbalances/change
- Other Health Conditions
- Loss of hair
- Lumps on the breast
- Mental and Emotional Health
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.
How it works
Your referring practitioner will place this order via their online portal.
A test kit will be dispatched to you and you can conveniently collect your sample in the comfort of your home.
Return samples for analysis via the provided courier packaging.
Our highly skilled and qualified team have created a service where patients can easily gain access to a wide range of pathology testing options.
As a leader in the industry, practitioners are able to trust in our ability to provide them with the technology they need to adequately test their clients and patients.