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CA 19-9 tumor marker test

CA 19-9 tumor marker test

CA 19-9 tumor marker test: The CA 19-9 tumor marker test measures the blood level of cancer antigen 19-9, which is present on the surface of certain cancer cells and released into the blood stream where it can be detected immunologically; this test is more useful for determining the effectiveness of treatment, rather than for cancer screening.

CA 19-9 tumor marker test: Other Names

Other names for CA 19-9 tumor marker test include:

  • Cancer antigen 19-9
  • Carbohydrate antigen 19-9

Symptoms Associated with CA 19-9 tumor marker test

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Diseases Associated with CA 19-9 tumor marker test

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Basic Information: CA 19-9 tumor marker test

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