A 30-year-old member asked:
Would blood test be able to find testicular cancer spread to lymph nodes, lungs and throat?
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Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Possibly: There are 2 tumor markers that can be elevated in testicular cancer but they are not specific for spread to any specific areas. Those blood tests are beta HCG and Alpha fetoprotein. Ct or MRI scans are the best way to detect spread of testicular cancer.
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Pathology 49 years experience
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Last updated Dec 18, 2014
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