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Description

Cancer is a term for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control. It is any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream.



Causes

The cause depends upon the specific type of cancer.

Conventional Labs

AMAS - Anti-malignin antibody screen test

Alpha fetoprotein (AFP) - liver and testicular cancers

CA 15.3 values are often elevated in patients with breast cancers.

CA 19.9 - for gastric/pancreatic or stomach cancer -

CA125 is most often used in women to test for cancers of the reproductive system

CA 125-II isan improved version of the original CA 125 assay

Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) is a cancer marker to screen for colorectal cancer

EVP - Cancer marker to screen for nasophryngeal cancer.

 

 

 

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