How reliable is the CA125?

How reliable is the CA125?

23rd July 2021 While the CA125 blood test is useful for diagnosing and monitoring people with ovarian cancer, 25% of ​patients with ovarian cancers will have a normal CA125 level. Therefore, the CA125 test alone is not an accurate diagnostic tool ​and primary care...
Ovarian cancer and persistent bloating

Ovarian cancer and persistent bloating

19th March 2020 Potential pitfall: Persistent bloating is a common presenting symptom of ovarian cancer. Therefore, a potential missed diagnostic opportunity can occur if this is not investigated. Helpful hint: NICE NG12 guidelines recommends carrying out tests in...