CA153 - Overview: Cancer Antigen 15-3 (CA 15-3), Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: CA153    
Cancer Antigen 15-3 (CA 15-3), Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Managing breast cancer patients when used in conjunction with clinical information and other diagnostic procedures


Serial testing can assist in early detection of disease recurrence in previously treated stage II and III breast cancer patients


Monitoring response to therapy in metastatic breast cancer patients

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Cancer Ag 15-3, (CA 15-3), S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

CA 15-3 (Cancer Antigen 15-3)
Mucin-Like Carcinoma-Associated Antigen