In ovarian cancer, CA-125 or cancer antigen 125 is detected. This test measures the level of “cancer antigen 125” in your blood. This antigen is a protein in nature. The cancerous cells produce this protein and it can be detected in the blood.
CA 125 test in Pakistan is a special test that can be used to diagnose and assess ovarian cancer during and after treatment. This test is also called the Serum CA 125 test or CA 125 Tumour Marker test.
In some cases, this test can be used to detect the early signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer in females, especially the ones who are at higher risk. But, the CA-125 blood test is not an accurate test to screen for ovarian cancer in all females because of the various health conditions that can lead to abnormal levels of CA-125 in blood.
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The CA-125 blood test is a special test that is conducted in the labs of Lahore, Karachi, Multan, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Faisalabad, and other major cities.
The CA 125 test is recommended after 2-4 months of completion of your cancer treatment. After this, the test is recommended after every 6 months for 3 years and then once a year.
Apart from this, the doctors would also recommend this test to those women who have a family history of ovarian cancer.
The results of the CA 125 tests are measured in the U/mL (units per milliliter). 46 U/mL is the normal value of the test. If the test result is higher than this normal value it means that either you have a benign condition. The test result can also mean if you are suffering from endometrial, ovarian, fallopian, or peritoneal cancer. Your medical healthcare provider would recommend further tests to make your diagnosis.
If you are diagnosed with any of the above cancer, then the decreasing level of the CA 125 test means that the treatment is working. However, if the CA 125 levels are rising then it means that cancer has either returned or is growing more.
There are some noncancerous and normal conditions that can lead to an increase in the level of CA 125 such as:
Due to this, it is not a major indicator test for diagnosing ovarian cancer.