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A 52-year-old male asked:

is afp level of 30000 iu/ml and tumor marker < 5 readings in blood test indicative of liver cancer for a 70 yrs old male?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Very likely: If the AFP is &gt;1,000 units checked twice and confirmed, then it is very likely that you are dealing with Liver Cancer. This can be confirmed with the aid of a MRI scan or CT scan of the liver which will likely show a growth/tumor in the liver.

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