What is the role of cancer antigen 125 in the workup of borderline ovarian cancer?

Updated: Mar 18, 2019
  • Author: Andrew E Green, MD; Chief Editor: Warner K Huh, MD  more...
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CA-125 levels are not shown to aid in the diagnosis or follow-up care of patients with borderline tumors. However, preoperatively, it can be useful in counseling the patient as to what to expect in the operating room.

Go to Gynecologic Tumor Markers for more complete information on this topic.


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