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A 65-year-old female asked:

I have metastatic breast cancer. my ca 27-29 has been 45-60 (normal 40) i just tested and it was 138. i also just had a hysterectomy 5 weeks ago and they found ovarian cysts and endometriosis. could this be the reason it's higher?

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Dr. Brad Douglas
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Endometriosis can cause elevations and recent surgery can cause elevations but I would strongly suggest seeing gyn onc and Breast cancer doctor immediately

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