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What is Carcino Embryonic Antigen (CEA) test?
Carcino Embryonic Antigen (CEA) is a tumor marker, which could indicate the presence of certain cancers if present in abnormal levels. Blood tests such as the CEA test measure the level of specific tumor markers, which are produced by cancer cells or by normal cells in response to cancer.
Why get the Carcino Embryonic Antigen (CEA) test?
The CEA test can help detect certain types of cancers like colon cancer, rectum, prostate, ovary, lung, thyroid, and liver. Doctors may order this test for cancer patients to ascertain the stage of cancer. This information can help doctors assess if treatment is effective.
When to take this test?
0 ng/ml to 2.5 ng/ml
Frequency to repeat test
Based on doctor advice
Precautions to be taken before for the test
No particular precautions are required, unless it is recommended by your doctor.
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