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Forum Name: Lung Cancer

Question: Cancer cells and blood tests?


 jinkus - Fri May 06, 2005 2:39 pm

Hello,

I was wondering, would Cancer cells show up in a normal Blood Test?

Regards

Sean
 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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