CA-125 is known as cancer antigen 125. CA-125 test is performed to evaluate the amount of protein in the blood. Usually, the level of CA-125 is high in women with ovarian cancer. Ovaries make female hormones, and it is a female reproductive gland used to store eggs. Ovarian cancer takes place when the growth of cell increases uncontrollably. CA-125 test is done to those women who are already diagnosed with ovarian cancer. It is used to check whether cancer treatment is working or not.
Uses of CA-125 test:
It is used to:
This test is highly recommended if the person has certain risk factors for ovarian cancer. Those factors are:
If the person is being treated for ovarian cancer, the result will show a high level of CA-125. The person must get tested many times throughout the treatment. If the test results are showing the decreased level in CA-125, it means that the cancer is responding to the treatment. If there is no change in the level of CA-125, it shows that the cancer is not responding to the treatment. If the ovarian cancer treatment is finished, but the level is high, it indicates that cancer has come back.
High level of CA-125 may indicate the sign of a noncancerous condition such as:
You can get a CA-125 test at low rate. It is offered by AreYouHealthy. We provide home sample collection services at your doorstep. For booking, dial our number +917289876363 and call us. You can make an online booking as well. Visit www.areyouhealthy.in for online booking. Fill up the form and submit it. After successful submission, our agent will call you to confirm the appointment. You don’t have to pay the payment while booking. You can pay it when the sample collection is done. The test results will be out within 2-3 working days. It will be updated to your registered email id or you can get hard copies. For hard copies you have to pay Rs 75 extra for postal charges.
CA-125 TEST DESCRIPTION