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Forum Name: Lung Cancer
Question: Cancer cells and blood tests?
|jinkus - Fri May 06, 2005 2:39 pm||
I was wondering, would Cancer cells show up in a normal Blood Test?
|Dr. Tamer Fouad - Sat May 07, 2005 2:48 pm||
A normal blood picture (complete blood picture) could show cancer cells that are related to blood malignancies (e.g. leukemia cells). Blood tests can also be used to look for tumor markers.
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