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Cancer Antigen 15-3 (CA 15-3)

Also known as: CA-Breast; Cancer antigen-breast
Formal name: Cancer Antigen 15-3
Related tests: CA 27.29; Tumor markers; CEA; Her2/neu; Hormone Receptor Status; Gene Expression Tests for Breast Cancer

 

  • Why should I do it?

To monitor the response to treatment of invasive breast cancer and to watch for recurrence of the disease

 

  • When should I do it?

When you have been or are being treated for invasive breast cancer

 

  • What Kind of Sample is Needed?

A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm

 

  • Test Preparation Needed?

None