A 31-year-old male asked:
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is elevated lipase associated with early lung cancer? i know amylase is, but my amylase is normal.. i also know elevated lipase is associated with pancreatitis, cp, celiac disease, ulcer, ibd

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Neither: Neither is associated with lung cancer.
Answered on Feb 20, 2015
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Ignore it: If you feel well, an elevated lipase means nothing. There is so much baloney written about lab tests online that you'll go nuts if you fret over it. I'm a pathologist and lab specialist, and you can trust me. Best wishes.
Answered on Feb 20, 2015

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