Can CA 125 go down?
A CA-125 blood test may be used to: Monitor treatment for ovarian cancer. If CA-125 levels go down, it usually means the treatment is working. Check to see if cancer has come back after successful treatment.
What happens if your CA 125 is high?
If your CA 125 level is higher than normal, you may have a benign condition, or the test result could mean that you have ovarian, endometrial, peritoneal or fallopian tube cancer. Your doctor may recommend other tests and procedures to determine your diagnosis.
What is the highest CA125 level?
While a CA 125 level over 35 may indicate cancer, it does not always mean the person has cancer....CA 125 Levels Chart.CA 125 Levels (units/mL)Potential Cancer0 – 35 (normal)Unlikely to have cancer. 99% of the time, it means no cancer.>35 (high)Possible cancer. More tests will be needed for a diagnosis.
What else can CA 125 detect?
Blood test (CA125 test) CA125 is produced by some ovarian cancer cells. A high level of CA125 in your blood could be a sign of ovarian cancer. But a raised CA125 level does not mean you definitely have cancer, as it can also be caused by other conditions such as endometriosis, fibroids and even pregnancy.