Early Detection Research Network

Ovary

CA15-3 may be a molecular marker for ovarian cancer. Literature suggests that the concomitant measurement of CA15-3 with CA125 could be advantageous in the pre-operative discrimination of benign and malignant ovarian tumors.
http://edrn.jpl.nasa.gov/bmdb/biomarkers/organs/26/47
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Of the 28 ovarian cancer biomarkers tested in prediagnostic specimens, from the PLCO, CA125 remains the the single best biomarker for ovarian cancer and has its strongest signal within six months of diagnosis. CA15-3 alone was not a strong predictor.
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