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Tumor Marker

Tumor Marker
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Tumor markers are compounds that can be found at abnormal levels in the body if cancer is present. Several tumor markers that can be examined:

1. Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) -> Liver cancer, ovarian cancer

2. Beta-2-Microglobulin -> Multiple myeloma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, malignant lymphoma

3. Ca 15-3 -> Breast cancer

4. Ca 125 -> Ovarian epithelial cancer, breast cancer, uterine cancer, cervical cancer

5. Ca 72-4 -> Cancer ovarian, pancreas, gastrointestinal tract

6. Ca-19-9 -> Pancreatic cancer, digestive tract

7. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) -> Testicular and Ovarian Cancer

8. Neuron-Specific Enolase (NSE) -> neuroendocrine tumors such as small cell lung cancer, neuroblastoma, and carcinoid tumors

9. Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) -> Prostate Cancer

Test Schedule Estimated Test Result Container Substance Stability
Monday - Saturday 1 Day Plain Tube Serum, 0.5 mL 2 Hours, 20-25°C
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