CA 15-3 (Carbohydrate Antigen 15-3)

Sample: Serum

Schedule: Daily

Units: U/mL

Range: Up to 27

Remarks: CA 15-3 (Carbohydrate Antigen 15-3) is used in follow-up patientes for recurrence of breast cancer. Often is used in combination with CEA to monitor responce to therapy. CA 15-3 is more sensitive than CEA in the detection of recurrent cancer of the breast. As most of cancer markers, CA 15-3 should not be used as screening test for breast cancer.


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