A 41-year-old female asked:
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If my paraneoplastic ab test came back positive does that mean I have an underlying cancer or will get cancer in the near future?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Paraneoplastic: Paraneoplastic syndrome is a disease or symptom that is the consequence of the presence of cancer in the body. So, if your panel is positive-depending on the sensitivity and the specificity of the panel- your doctor needs to make sure to look for presence of occult cancer in you.
Answered on Dec 4, 2012
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