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Ca 125 stress influence

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Unrealted: Ca125 is a carbohydrate tumor marker seen in many cases of ovarian Cancer. It is not specific to cancer and can be elevated in ovarian inflammation a... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
Medical Oncology 47 years experience
Hard to say: This is above normal. If you have ovarian cancer and it was normal, you could have recurrence. If you do not have ovarian ca, this needs to be invest... Read More
Dr. Christian Schultheis
Hematology and Oncology 25 years experience
Not a lot: This test can be elevated for several reasons: heart failure, ovarian cancer, and multiple other causes. Without a diagnosis of ovarian cancer all it... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
CA-125: 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... Read More
Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology 45 years experience
Ovarian cancer : This is a substance produced by a variety of cancer cells, especially those of ovarian cancer. As with all tumor markers, they are useful in monitor... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Many causes: It is commonly elevated in ovarian cancer. But it can go up from any reason which causes irritation of the peritoneal lining of your abdomen which inc... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Ovarian Cancer: It is a tumor marker for ovarian, endometrium, fallopian tube, lung, breast and gastrointestinal tract cancers. It is commonly used to follow ovarian ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unknown: At this point in time there is a lot of discussion about this topic and many who feel there may be some association but there has been no known proof ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Ovaries: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that.... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
No diagnosis: If there is a cyst of the ovary smaller than 5 cm it can be watched. If complex on sono or larger than 5 cm. biopsy indicated. Ca 125 cant be used ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Is it ovarian cyst?: The best thing to do is consult with your gynecologist /oncologist . Good luck.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Cyst needs study: Fluid filled ovarian mass is a cytst either simple or complex. Simple cysts larger than 5cm need excision. complex cysts probably should be removed. ... Read More
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