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Why your doctor might order a cancer blood test

Dais Newsfeed | 10/03/2022 06:46 PM | Click to read full article

If your health care provider is worried you might have cancer, you might need more tests to be sure. Cancer blood tests are often part of this process. Samples taken for cancer blood tests are tested in a lab for signs of cancer.

Tumor marker tests are mostly used after your cancer diagnosis to see if treatment is working. Circulating tumor cell tests detect cancer cells in your blood. Circulating tumor cell tests are mostly used after a cancer diagnosis.

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