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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 CA-125 screening test measures the level of the protein CA-125 in the blood, and it is often used to monitor women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, notes MedicineNet. It can be measured through a blood sa... More »

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A CA-125 blood test is used to detect a particular protein in the blood. While the test isn't accurate in all women, it is used to look for early cancers in certain high-risk patients and to monitor a patient's response ... More »

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