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Sample Type: SERUM
CA-125 is a protein that is found more in ovarian cancer cells than in other cells. This blood test is used to monitor women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. The test may sometimes be done to screen women with a high risk for ovarian cancer, or those who have a mass on ultrasound examination to further investigate it.
Test is performed on a blood sample. No preparation is needed. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal or ayurvedic preparations, and homeopathic medicines you are taking