Scripps Laboratories

Cancer Marker Levels in Human Plasma

Marker_______Normal Levels_____
___Malignant Levels___
CA 15-3
< 30 units/ml > 50 units/ml
CA 125
< 35 units/ml > 35 units/ml
CEA - Nonsmokers ≤ 3 ng/ml > 5 ng/ml
CEA - Smokers < 5 ng/ml > 5 ng/ml
β-hCG < 5 mIU/ml varies
α-Fetoprotein < 10 ng/ml > 15 ng/ml
β2-Microglobulin
< 2.5 ng/ml > 3.3 ng/ml
Neuron Specific Enolase
< 12.5 ng/ml > 25 ng/ml
PAP < 3 ng/ml > 10 ng/ml
PSA < 2.5 ng/ml > 4 ng/ml

Technical Info

Protein & Ab Data