A 34-year-old member asked:
can having a full blood count and imflamation blood test tell if there is any serious diseases like tumors or cancer?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Usually not: Inflammatory markers are not specific which means anything can cause it like a cold or cancer. A blood count can hint at certain cancers like a leukemia or lymphoma. But it's not diagnostic.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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