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would testicular cancer show on a cbc test

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nitin Ohri
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Most: Most cancers do not necessarily affect your cbc. Exceptions include hematologic malignancies like leukemia and myeloma. Sclc and testicular cancer a ... Read More
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Dr. Lane Childs
34 years experience Urology
Many could.: The CBC can be normal in patients with many forms of cancer, particularly in early stages of the disease. As time progress it is common for abnormali ... Read More
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Dr. Vamsidhar Velcheti
8 years experience Medical Oncology
See below: Yes it is possible.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends on the type: Of cancer. Testicular cancer may present with a mass in the scrotum, pain and heaviness in the scrotum, lumps in the groin and at times with lumps in ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No single test: There are multiple types of testicular cancer and no single blood test can diagnose the various types. Positive tests for beta HCG and Alpha feto-pro ... Read More
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Tumor markers: There are two tumor markers for testicular cancer, beta HCG and Alpha fetoprotein. One or both of these are elevated in the majority of testicular ca ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Usually an adept: Hand examining the scrotum is the beginning, but you are likely referring to Alpha -feto-protein (embryonal and yolk sac tumors) and HCG (human chorio ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast answered
31 years experience Radiation Oncology
Testicular cancer: The self test you are looking for is called a physical exam! basically you must be familiar with your own body in order to notice any changes. Men ar ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sumit Sawhney
32 years experience Medical Oncology
Testicular cancer: Not all testicular cancers can be diagnosed by blood test however elevated ldh, HCG AFP are elevated in most testicular cancers.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Stage of tumor.: Scrotal self exam is probably the best test you can do at home. Otherwise your doctor can order an alphafetoprotein (afp), beta human Chorionic Gonad ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
It usually does not: Work this way. There is no indication to get these tests unless a mass is suspected, in the testes or a midline abnormality most commonly in a young ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Hochman
31 years experience Radiation Oncology
Can help differentia: Tumor markers in testicular cancer such as beta HCG and AFP are not as specific as other markers like psa for prostate cancer, but can be useful in di ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Your doctor: Annual tests for testicular cancer are not recommended routinely. You should discuss your concern with your doctor to see if more than physical exami ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Ultrasound: A testicular ultrasound is usually the first test (along with physical exam of course) in diagnosis of testicular cancer.
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