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What are the tests for carcinoid tumors?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Biopsy: Confirmation of diagnosis is via a biopsy; other tests include blood tests (blood counts, chemistries, serotonin, chromogranin), urine tests (for 5hiaa) as well as ct scans and octreotide scans.
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