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The CA 72.4 - Cancer Marker Test is a diagnostic assessment that helps detect the presence of colorectal cancer, a form of cancer that begins in gastrointestinal system (colon and rectum). The CA 72.4 cancer marker is a biomarker that is directly linked to this cancer. These organs are a part of your gastrointestinal system.
The colon removes water and some micronutrients and electrolytes from partially digested food. Upon absorption, the waste matter is pushed through the small intestine into the rectum. Finally, the waste is expelled through the anus. This cancer essentially starts with the growth of polyps on the inner lining of your colon or rectum. Over time, these polyps can develop into an all-out colorectal cancer.
It is highly recommended to get diagnosis for cancer before it progresses to more severe stages. You should be aware of the following symptoms:
If you experience any of the following symptoms, you can order a CA 72.4 - Cancer Marker Test from Apollo 24|7.
The cause of the disease is still unknown. However, it is known that cancer is triggered due to a combination of environmental and genetic factors. You are at a higher risk of contracting the condition:
If you have had a family member with colorectal cancer, you are at significant risk of contracting the condition. In this case, catching the disease early on is vital. Here is a statistical estimate of certain early signs of the onset of cancer:
However, it is also possible to start experiencing symptoms in the later stages of the disease. This is quite deadly since cancer might already have spread to the liver, lungs and other vital areas. Once cancer reaches your liver, you will contract jaundice. This condition causes your eyes and skin to turn yellow.
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The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results