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Test ID: CA153    
Cancer Antigen 15-3 (CA 15-3), Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Managing breast cancer patients when used in conjunction with clinical information and other diagnostic procedures

 

Serial testing to assist in early detection of disease recurrence in previously treated stage II and III breast cancer patients

 

Monitoring response to therapy in metastatic breast cancer patients

 

This test is not useful as a cancer screening test.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Cancer Ag 15-3, (CA 15-3), S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

CA 15-3 (Cancer Antigen 15-3)
CA153
MUC-1
Mucin-Like Carcinoma-Associated Antigen