CA 125 are substances that can often be detected in higher than normal amounts in the blood, urine or body tissues of some people with certain type of malignant & non malignant conditions.

 Malignant condition:

  • Ovarian
  • Endometrial
  • Pancreatic
  • Lung
  • Breast
  • Colon

Non Malignant conditions

  • In menstruation
  • Pregnancy
  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic inflammatory diseases
  • Other gynaecologic & non gynaecologic conditions

Currently the main use of tumor markers is to access how malignancy is responding to treatment.