Cancer Antigens (CA) 15-3 and 27-29

How to Cite This Chapter: Don-Wauchope A, Chetty VT, Ivica J, Kavsak P, Khan WI, Lafreniere M, Nouri K, Solnica B. Cancer Antigens (CA) 15-3 and 27-29. McMaster Textbook of Internal Medicine. Kraków: Medycyna Praktyczna. https://empendium.com/mcmtextbook/chapter/B31.1269.3.7.11. Accessed May 26, 2024.
Last Updated: May 9, 2022
Last Reviewed: May 9, 2022
Chapter Information

For a brief introduction and guide to abbreviations, see Laboratory Tests: General Remarks.

Analyte [material]

Cancer antigens (CA) 15-3 and 27-29 [S/P]

Reference range, target level, or decision threshold

Method dependent!!!

Interpretation of results

↑ Breast cancer; other malignancies including colon, gastric, liver, lung, ovarian, and prostate cancers; other diseases of the breast, liver, and kidneys; polycystic ovary syndrome

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