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Asthma and Children

How asthma will affect a child throughout his/her lifetime varies, depending on the child.

CA 125

This test looks for the protein CA 125 in your blood. CA 125 is higher in many women with ovarian cancer.

CA 15-3

CA 15-3 is a blood test used to monitor certain types of cancer.

CA 19-9

This test looks for the antigen called CA 19-9 in your blood. It may help diagnose pancreatic cancer and other types of cancer.

CA 27-29

This blood test is used to monitor breast cancer and to find out whether it might recur. It is not a screening test.

Calcitonin

This blood test measures the level of calcitonin in your blood. Calcitonin is a hormone secreted by your thyroid.

Calcium (Blood)

This test measures the amount of calcium in your blood. It can be used to diagnose a variety of disorders, from kidney disease to parathyroid problems.
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