Ovarian Cancer is most common in women who have been through the menopause, although Ovarian Cancer can affect any women of any age!
The exact cause of ovarian cancer is unknown, but certain things are thought to increase a woman’s risk of developing the condition, such as:-
Number of eggs the ovaries release
Family history of cancer in the past.
Ovarian Cancer is the 5th most common cause of cancer death in women.
At present Screening within the NHS is only available for women who are at high risk of developing the condition due to strong family history, but what about the rest of us women?
CA125 - Cancer Antigen Blood Test – This blood test is a Protein often found on the surface of ovarian cancer cells and in some normal tissues, but not all. This blood test is used as a marker for ovarian cancer.
CA125 results that is higher than normal, does not always mean a patient has ovarian cancer, it can be higher in many normal or benign conditions.
Get tested today! Bloods4you can offer all you ladies the CA125 Private Blood Test in the comfort of your own home, at a date and time that suits you!
CA125 Blood Test is used to monitor treatment for Ovarian Cancer or to Detect Recurrence.
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