CA-125 antigen

CA-125 antigen

tumor marker elevated in 85% of women with advanced ovarian cancer.
See also: cancer antigen 125 test.

CA-125 an·ti·gen

(an'ti-jen)
Tumor marker elevated in 85% of women with advanced ovarian cancer.
See also: cancer antigen 125 (CA-125) test
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Fazyez, "Serum CA-125 antigen levels increase during menses," American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, vol.
CA-125 antigen remains the only serum tumour marker routinely used in epithelial cancer of the ovary for patient prognosis, disease progression, and response to chemotherapy (80,81).
Tuberculosis can affect different organs, having different presentations mimicking other diseases.1 We present the case of a 24-year-old patient suffering from ascites and adnexal mass (abdominal CT scan revealed an ovarian cyst) accompanied by high CA-125 antigen titres.