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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

User avatar 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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