This test is carried out to check for the return of colon and other cancers in those already diagnosed with cancer. It is NOT recommended as a screening test for cancer in the general population, but is available privately.
This Carcino Embryonic Antigen blood test is usually tested to detect the presence of certain cancers and can be used to monitor the effectiveness of treatment and also the recurrence of disease. This test is usually tested before, during and after starting treatment to monitor levels. This test is available as a finger prick or vacutainer sample collection option. You can also choose to visit a BMI Hospital or have a Nurse Home Visit. Select option at checkout.