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A 43-year-old female asked:

How accurate is a ca-125 tumor marker blood test for cancer? thanks for your time

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Ca125: Good question. The test is helpful in relation to a woman who has a adnexal mass noted on exam and ultrasound. The test has not been helpful for general screenig.

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