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The cancer antigen 125 test returns a false positive if medical personnel administer it at certain times during the menstrual cycle. Pelvic inflammatory disease, liver disease, pregnancy, lupus or endometriosis can also ... More »

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The ideal amount of CA-125 that should be found in a CA-125 blood test is less than 35 units per mililiters, states Mayo Medical Laboratories. The cancer antigen-125 (CA-125) blood test is administered to women with ovar... More »

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An elevated CA-125 test may indicate the presence of ovarian cancer as well as other conditions such as pregnancy, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, pelvic inflammation disease, pancreatitis and liver disease. Elevated CA... More »

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