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could endometrical cancer be detected by urine test?

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Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
No: Definitive cancer diagnosis requires at issue biopsy, which then guides treatment based on the specific characteristics of the tissue. See your doctor if you have any symptoms or suspicions.
Answered on Dec 6, 2012
Dr. Brian Lawenda
23 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: Unfortunately, endometrial cancer still requires a biopsy to be certain of the diagnosis. Learn more about this here: http://www.Cancer.Org/cancer/endometrialcancer/detailedguide/endometrial-uterine-cancer-diagnosis.
Answered on Apr 6, 2014
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