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Expert opinion - should ovarian cancer show up in a routine bloodtest?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Yes/no: Cancer per se rarely shows up in blood. But there is a chemical test we can do, it is called ca 125 which usually runs high and makes us think about ovarain cancer if the level is raise above 100(normal is unde r35).

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