Cancer Antigen CA 27.29 Blood Test


Test Code: 140293
Specimen Type: Blood

Description:

Cancer Antigen CA 27.29 Blood Test

The Cancer Antigen (CA) 27.29 test is used to monitor people with Breast Cancer.  CA 27.29 in a protein which is used as a tumor marker to gauge how advanced a person's cancer is.  This test can also be used to determine how well a person is responding to treatment or therapy.  The CA 27.29 is not intended to be used as a screening.  This test is not considered specific enough to accurately determine if an undiagnosed person has breast cancer.  It is important to consult your doctor in determining the appropriate testing to aid in making a diagnosis.

Please note that test results from different labs and/or testing methods should not be used interchangeably. 

This test may be ordered when a person has been diagnosed with Breast Cancer or to monitor their response to treatment.  Additional testing may be necessary as prescribed by a person's doctor. 

For additional testing options, please see our Cancer Testing Category.

The typical turnaround for this test is 2-4 business days.

Note: Result turn around times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

Requirements:

There are no special requirements for this test.

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Cancer Antigen CA 27.29 Blood Test


Test Code: 29493
Specimen Type: Blood

Description:

Cancer Antigen CA 27.29 Blood Test

The Cancer Antigen (CA) 27.29 test is used to monitor people with Breast Cancer.  CA 27.29 in a protein which is used as a tumor marker to gauge how advanced a person's cancer is.  This test can also be used to determine how well a person is responding to treatment or therapy.  The CA 27.29 is not intended to be used as a screening.  This test is not considered specific enough to accurately determine if an undiagnosed person has breast cancer.  It is important to consult your doctor in determining the appropriate testing to aid in making a diagnosis.

Please note that test results from different labs and/or testing methods should not be used interchangeably. 

This test may be ordered when a person has been diagnosed with Breast Cancer or to monitor their response to treatment.  Additional testing may be necessary as prescribed by a person's doctor. 

For additional testing options, please see our Cancer Testing Category.

The typical turnaround for this test is 2-4 business days.

Note: Result turn around times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

Requirements:

There are no special requirements for this test.

Categories: