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A 61-year-old male asked:

Does a blood test show if all cancer from a malignant tumor has been removed or is it usually done by mri/ct?

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Dr. Spasoje Neskovic
Family Medicine 45 years experience
No it does not: You need to see your oncologist and he needs to decide what test to do. There is no security in this life, only good opportunity to do the right thing. Good luck.
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Dr. Louis Cooper
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Blood tests can offer clues, but best to discuss with your oncologist.
Oct 26, 2014
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
No: Not by blood test. Would be radiological with CT, PET scan or other radiological methods in conjunction with labs.
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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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