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What Causes Increase In CA Number During Ovarian Cancer?

I was diagnosed with Stage3C ovarian cancer in Nov. 2012. I had the debunking surgery and started carbo platinum and taxol in an abdominal port. Taxol was given in a chest port the following week. At the end if treatment my scans were clear and CA was normal. Six months later I started cysto platinum, taxol And avastin. I finished chemo in February. In May my scans were clear. But my CA was elevated to 400. I started Doxil. I received my CA today and it was 1100. Today was my second time receiving Doxil. Should I be getting a second opinion. I realize I have a chronic illness and I like my doctors explanations as to why he is going this route. I have tolerated all medicines well.
Mon, 23 Feb 2015
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Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. You have history of ovarian cancer.

Now your CA 125 level is increased. It is a marker of ovarian cancer. You should search for recurrence of ovarian cancer. Consult your doctor and take treatment accordingly.
Hope I have answered your question, if you have doubt then I will be happy to answer. Thanks for using health care magic. Wish you a very good health.
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What Causes Increase In CA Number During Ovarian Cancer?

Hi, dear I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. You have history of ovarian cancer. Now your CA 125 level is increased. It is a marker of ovarian cancer. You should search for recurrence of ovarian cancer. Consult your doctor and take treatment accordingly. Hope I have answered your question, if you have doubt then I will be happy to answer. Thanks for using health care magic. Wish you a very good health.