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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
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

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
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
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Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
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
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Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
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
49 years experience Medical Oncology
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
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
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
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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
48 years experience Pathology
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not a diagnostic: Marker for cancer. Ca 125 is not a good test for making a diagnois of cancer. It is more useful for monitoring the course of a cancer associated wit ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Not always.: If this test is high, it could mean endometrial cancer, fallopian tube cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer and gastrointestinal cancer. This can also ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
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

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