The CA153 Test. The Breast Cancer Tumour Marker Blood Test.
What is the CA153 Blood Test?
CA15-3 Test, the Breast Cancer Blood Exam, is a glycoprotein with high molecular weight, released mainly by breast carcinoma cells. Quantitative measurement of CA15-3 in serum is useful in monitoring breast cancer treatment. In 2020, female breast cancer surpassed lung cancer, occupying the first place in incidence among cancer diseases and being the 5th cause of death from cancer.
Why get a CA153 blood test?
A high level of a certain tumour marker can indicate a certain type of cancer. It helps the oncologist decide what treatment or combination will work best for a certain type of cancer. Evaluate how well the treatment worked. Sometimes, tumour markers are used for screening to help detect a certain type of cancer in people at high risk before they have signs or symptoms.
- CA15-3: Measures the CA15-3 in your blood.
How does the CA153 test near me work?
To get your Breast Cancer Tumour marker test near me, make an appointment online and visit us onsite to have your blood drawn by our Registered Nurse. Please note that you must present your ID for your appointment.
How long do the results take?
The target turnaround time for the Breast Cancer Tumour marker CA153 test near me results is one working day. The turnaround time is a guide only and sometimes depends on assay run schedules.
Missed appointments or cancellations less than 24 hours prior are not entitled to refunds. Rescheduling is possible but not guaranteed. Don’t hesitate to contact customer service before the appointment to discuss cost and availability options.
*The test was sold as part of the MOL research program. And the purchaser agrees to provide feedback data to MOL. This data is pre-authorised to be used anonymously in this research data program. Please note that we do not draw blood from children under 16.
Our Laboratory Scientists take care of your samples.
Lastly, the Medicines Online outpatient clinic can also be used in the Battersea/Clapham Junction area. It is 2 mins from the tube. Therefore, easy access for Londoners or visitors to London means an easy and fast sampling solution with our quick results policy. In addition to the convenient location, the clinic staff directly communicate with laboratory staff onsite. Therefore, your CA153 Test sample will be processed quickly and without clotting issues from any transportation or heat issues.
Please note: Sample management within the UK is a priority for our laboratory scientists. They have experience managing sample processing and the full range of available sampling options at our Laboratory.