After visiting my doctor for abdominal pain I was sent for a CAT SCAN which indicated a mass 7.5cm x 9.5cm. A CA-125 test came back at 419. Does this high of a number mean it is more likely to be malignant, or could it still be something else? I'm being sent to a Cancer hospital after my ultrasound next week. Doctor said he wants a surgical oncologist to remove the mass "just in case."
Welcome to the site. Anything that bothers the pelvic area can cause an elevated ca125. Are you premenopausal? The test is not reliable for premeno women. I am glad that you are being sent to a gyn/onc. They are specialists and have seen everything. Although 99% of ovarian cysts are benign, you are wise in seeking medical attention. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Godspeed
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