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A 39-year-old member asked:

Will cancer show as elevated inflammatory markers?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 38 years experience
It can: Inflammatory markers such as CRP are often elevated in cancer.
Dr. Joseph Rank
Dr. Joseph Rank commented
Specializes in Pathology
There are many causes of elevated inflammatory markers, and cancer would be low on the list of things to rule out as potential causes. If you are concerned about cancer screening, a visit to your primary care physician will clear up most issues.
Sep 30, 2013

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