A CEA blood test is often used as a tumor marker and helps determine the stage and extent of disease and the outlook in patients with cancer, especially gastrointestinal (GI) and, in particular, colorectal cancer.
CEA is also used as a marker for other forms of cancer. It has been found helpful in monitoring patients with cancer of the rectum, lung, breast, liver, pancreas, stomach, and ovary.
Diagnosing colorectal, ovarian, breast, pancreatic, lung cancers. Monitoring treatment of the above cancers.
No special preparation is necessary prior to blood sample collection.
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.