CA-125 (Ovarian Cancer Test) - (QUEST DIAGNOSTICS)
Description: The CA 125 level can provide prognostic information in the follow-up management of patients with ovarian carcinoma. The assay should be used as an adjunctive test in the management of ovarian cancer patients. CA 125 is not recommended as a cancer screening procedure to detect cancer in the general population. The CA-125 blood test has been known to detect the presence of tumors in the ovary.
Positive results require further evaluation by your physician.
Alternative Names(s): OC125, Cancer Antigen 125, Ovarian Antigen
Includes: Cancer Antigen (CA) 125, Serum
Estimated turnaround for results is 4 business days.