Carbohydrate Antigen (CA) 19-9 is used to monitor treatment and reoccurrence of pancreatic, gastrointestinal, and gynecological cancers. It is also elevated in some non-cancerous conditions, such as pancreatitis and cirrhosis of the liver.
Carbohydrate Antigen (CA) 19-9 is not intended as a screening test. You can check your CA 19-9 level with or without fasting. This test is not included in any other Life Extension® blood test panels.
Note: The laboratory services are for informational purposes only. It is not the intention of National Diagnostics, Inc and Life Extension to provide specific medical advice but rather to provide users with information to better understand their health. Specific medical advice including diagnosis and treatment will not be provided. Always seek the advice of a trained health professional for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
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