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does cancer always show up in blood tests if you have it?

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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
NO: Unless you're anemic (low blood count) or have leukemia, basic blood tests won't show cancer. If you have true concerns, perhaps because of family tendencies, speak with your doctor. Good luck
Answered on Aug 3, 2013

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