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... Hi Mel Thanks very much for your reply - I'm having an ultrasound tomnorrow so hopefully that will shed some light on things. As regards to the blood work - I said to the doctor that I didn't think there was a test that could determine cancer and he said that whilst that is true, if I did have some kind of cancer there was a 90% certainty that something would show up in... (8 replies)
... cancers. you had several blood tests during chemo because chemo kills the bad cells in your body but it also kills the good, that is why you always needed blood tests to see where your cell counts were before they proceeded with the nest treatment. ... (8 replies)
... I'm wondering about the same thing. If a blood test shows cancer, wouldn't it be simple to detect cancer? ... (8 replies)

... all over really, centrally around my belly button, but also right up by my rib cage and also to the left and right hand side of my stomach. ... (8 replies)
... Usually a high ESR will detect an infection somewhere in your body. That would trigger a Doctor to look further. If all came back negative the Doctor wouldnt be over worried. ... (8 replies)
... I would suggest you have a CT scan on your upper and lower ab. Ultrasound cannot find small solid mass. However, your symptoms are not necessary a sure indicator of cancer. They could be caused by other desease. (8 replies)
... hmm I don't know the answer to that one. I would think then drs would be doing more blood work on people. Hopefully someone passing by these boards can answer that question. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Hope, I think I would ask to go see a gasterentrologost. It could be IBS but I think the doctors are quick to label things. I would think an ultrasound or a MRI would be the next step. If only blood work did show everything but it doesn't. ... (8 replies)
... As for cancer and blood tests...there is no one single blood test that can detect cancer. ... (9 replies)
... A sarcoid growth could be what's blocking her airflow. She will need more tests to determine what the problem is, but I wouldn't rush to suspect cancer in someone who has sarcoidosis... ... (7 replies)
... Hello Hope74 Did you find out what was wrong ? thanks (8 replies)
... ant state of can take a few years before they kind of settle down and stabilize. During that time, your hormones can also be kind of "out of whack" so to speak, and that can dramatically affect the emotions as well as the physical aspects of the body. ... (6 replies)
... There is no one blood test that can determine if cancer is present, largely because there are so many different types of cancer. ... (5 replies)
... When the primary tumor is unknown, they usually do a bunch of tests based on what the cancerous cells look like. For example, they could resemble adenocarcinoma, squamous cell, small cell, etc. ... (14 replies)
... Yes, My wife is going through that. We found out last week that after the lab tests came back from her first surgery she has a second type of cancer. ... (2 replies)
... Mine was actually poorly differentiated, but it had similarities to both squamous and small cell cancers, so they treated it with chemo that works for both. No, mine was not just confined to one lymph node... ... (16 replies)
... You might get even more response if you post this on the breast cancer board, but I do have a bit of experience that I want to pass on to you. ... (7 replies)
Im really scared
Dec 25, 2005
... kes you feel better, I don't think it's cancer. When I was 15 I found a lump in my leg, and it felt like a solid pea under my skin. Within 6 months, it had grown to be MUCH larger, and ended up being cancer. I think what you are dealing with is a muscular issue. ... (2 replies)
... You may need to see the onco simply to determine or rule out whether you have cancer or not. Their team may be the ones to initiate and carry out further tests. ... (15 replies)
... resulting in false negatives. The CA 27.29 test has been proven to be helpful, however, in following increases in metastasis in women who have already been found to have metastatic disease, allowing doctors to better adjust treatment regimens. ... (8 replies)

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