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Culver City, CA
A 27-year-old female asked:

Would cancer show up in regular blood work ? doc won't check me . says it would have showed up on cat scan ? nodes swollen fatigue diarea night sweats

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Depends: Cancer is quite variable and many kinds show no abnormalities on blood work. If you had a CT scan of the abdomen cancer may have been seen. What type of cancer are you concerned about? I would get a second opinion - sometimes a fresh look at the whole picture is helpful.

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