A member asked:

My grandmother (64) has being suspect of pancreatic cancer by cect report states that pancreas is normal and no mass found" and her ca 19-9 is 64.7u/ml can this be pancreatic cancer ?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

The imaging study suggests that pancreatic cancer is unlikely. The CA 19-9 test is neither sensitive nor specific for pancreatic cancer.

Answered Jul 26, 2020



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