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tumor marker (TOO-mer MAR-ker)

A substance found in tissue, blood, or other body fluids that may be a sign of cancer or certain
benign (noncancerous) conditions. Most tumor markers are made by both normal cells and
cancer cells, but they are made in larger amounts by cancer cells. A tumor marker may help
to diagnose cancer, plan treatment, or find out how well treatment is working or if cancer has
come back. Examples of tumor markers include CA-125 (in ovarian cancer), CA 15-3 (in breast cancer), CEA (in colon cancer), and PSA (in prostate cancer).

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in order to protect our most vulnerable patients, Windsong Breast Care has cancelled its Q & A sessions for 2020 and will be offering fully virtual sessions in 2021. Please know that during this difficult time our Breast Navigators and Surgeons are providing extra support for breast cancer patients. Questions, call 716.626.6300.

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