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What is the ca-125 test?

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Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology
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In brief: 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 in normal tissue. A ca-125 test measures the amount of this protein in the blood and can be used as a tumor marker.

In brief: 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 in normal tissue. A ca-125 test measures the amount of this protein in the blood and can be used as a tumor marker.
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Dr. Mazen Ghani
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Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology

In brief: 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 monitoring the progression of the respective cancers or their response to treatment.

In brief: 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 monitoring the progression of the respective cancers or their response to treatment.
Dr. Rawhi Omar
Dr. Rawhi Omar
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