What is the CA 72.4, Gastric Cancer Marker test?
The CA 72.4 Cancer Marker is a vital marker to evaluate gastrointestinal cancer. However, in a few cases, the blood level may be high in other malignancies like lung cancer and non-malignancies like gastrointestinal tissues.
When is the CA 72.4, Gastric Cancer Marker test recommended?
It is recommended when:Elevated CA 72‑4 serum values are found in patients suffering from various benign diseases such as pancreatitis, liver cirrhosis, pulmonary disease, rheumatic illness, gynecological illness, benign ovarian disease, ovarian cysts, and breast disease, and benign gastrointestinal tract disorders.
What does it measure?
The CA 72.4, Gastric Cancer Marker test: CA 72.4 is very useful as a marker for gastrointestinal cancer, but blood levels may be increased in other malignancies like lung cancer and non-malignant disorders involving gastrointestinal tissues.TAG-72 is a tumor marker and can be measured with radioimmunoassays like CA 72-4, which use the monoclonal antibodies indium satumomab pendetide and iodine minretumomab. This assay has good specificity for gastric cancer, with a correlation to neoplasia’s extension. It is used to identify relapses of the disease and to follow up on the treatment.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 8 days after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the CA 72.4, Gastric Cancer Marker test in Mumbai?
The cost of the CA 72.4, Gastric Cancer Marker test in Mumbai is Rs.1450.
How often should I get the CA 72.4, Gastric Cancer Marker test?
The CA 72.4, Gastric Cancer Marker test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the CA 72.4, Gastric Cancer Marker test?
< 6.0 U/mL.
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a CA 72.4, Gastric Cancer Marker test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a CA 72.4, Gastric Cancer Marker test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a CA 72.4, Gastric Cancer Marker test in Mumbai?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you.
Why should I book a CA 72.4, Gastric Cancer Marker test with Orange Health Labs in Mumbai?
Orange Health Labs is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Mumbai. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too