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What would be the cerebral spinal fluid test result for brain metastatic cancer.what value indicates its brain cancer in csf test?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Not the best test: CSF examination may contain malignant cells in the presence of metastatic cancer, but normal CSF does not rule out metastases to the brain. Imaging studies are more likely to be helpful.

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