Also known as:CA-Breast; Cancer Antigen-Breast
Formal name:Cancer Antigen 15-3
Related tests:CA 27.29; Tumor Markers; CEA; Her2/neu; Hormone Receptor Status; Gene Expression Tests for Breast Cancer
Why Get Tested?
To monitor the response to treatment of invasive breast cancer and to help watch for recurrence of the disease
When to Get Tested?
When you have been or are being treated for invasive breast cancer
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm
Test Preparation Needed?