Why is this test important? A cancer antigen 125 (CA-125) is a protein found on the surface of many ovarian cancer cells. It also can be found in other cancers and in small amounts in normal tissue. A CA-125 test measures the amount of this protein in the blood.
CA-125 is used as a tumor marker, which means the test can help show if some types of cancer are present. Most often, the CA-125 test is used to check how well treatment for ovarian cancer is working or to see if ovarian cancer has returned. A doctor may also request this test to determine where cancer in another part of the body began; high levels of CA-125 is a sign that the cancer began in the ovary.
Who should be tested? Ovarian cancer survivors or those undergoing treatment for ovarian cancer may benefit from this test.
What does the test include?
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