This cancer blood test panel contains the following tests:
Carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA) — CEA is associated with certain kinds of cancers, especially colon and rectal cancer. Elevated CEA levels are also found with other cancers including pancreatic, gastric, lung, ovary, and breast.
α-Fetoprotein (AFP), Tumor Marker — AFP (Alpha-Fetoprotein) in the blood can indicate certain types of cancer, especially cancer of the liver, testicles, ovaries, stomach, or pancreas.
Cancer Antigen (CA) 27.29 — The CA 27.29 is the premier blood test for breast cancer. In fact, the CA 27.29 is the only blood test specific for breast cancer.
Carbohydrate Antigen (CA) 19-9 — The Cancer Antigen 19-9 (CA 19-9) blood test is a powerful tool for the detection of pancreatic or gastrointestinal cancer.
Cancer Antigen CA-125 — CA 125 is the premier test for the diagnosis and management of ovarian cancer.
Cancer Antigen 15-3 — Often used to determine treatment of breast cancer and to monitor the treatment of breast cancer.
People taking high-dose biotin supplements (also called vitamin B7) should wait at least 24 hours after last biotin dose before sample collection