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Dr. Uma Swamy
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Can ulterie cancer be detected by urine test?

Dr. Uma Swamy
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Can ulterie cancer be detected by urine test?

No: www.cancer.net is a good resource on uterine cancer. http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/uterine-cancer/diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Brian Lawenda
Board Certified, Radiation Oncology
19 years in practice
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Could endometrical cancer be detected by urine test?

Dr. Brian Lawenda
Board Certified, Radiation Oncology
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Could endometrical cancer be detected by urine test?

No: Unfortunately, endometrial cancer still requires a biopsy to be certain of the diagnosis. Learn more about this here: http://www.Cancer.Org/cancer/endometrialcancer/detailedguide/endometrial-uterine-cancer-diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Dr. Michael Michaels
Board Certified, Urology
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What are symptoms of bladder cancer? Lot of pain detected trace of blood in urine

Dr. Michael Michaels
Board Certified, Urology
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What are symptoms of bladder cancer? Lot of pain detected trace of blood in urine

Blood: Blood in the urine,whether visible or a trace on dipstick,is the most common way bladder tumors present.If you have blood in your urine you need to see a doctor and get it checked.Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Indu Bali
Board Certified, Nephrology and Dialysis
31 years in practice
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Low left back pain, pain in back during urination, no infection in urine but there was blood detected, CT scan showed enlarged left ovary. Cancer?

Dr. Indu Bali
Board Certified, Nephrology and Dialysis
31 years in practice
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Ovarian cyst: Need more history like family history, her presentation, does she have weight changes, also need a transvaginal us. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Dr. Michael Yu
Board Certified, Urology
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Other than cancer, what would cause microscopic blood in the urine?

Dr. Michael Yu
Board Certified, Urology
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Other than cancer, what would cause microscopic blood in the urine?

Microhematuria: One of the most common referrals for urologic evaluation. Infection, kidney stones, enlarged prostate, blood thinner use, and many other issues can cause this condition. If persistent then you need to see a urologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Howard Adler
Board Certified, Urology
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What kind of cancer can it be if you have blood in the urine?

Dr. Howard Adler
Board Certified, Urology
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What kind of cancer can it be if you have blood in the urine?

Needs evaluation: Any degree of blood in the urine (whether its microscopic or visible/gross) needs to be fully evaluated. Sources of blood in the urine may be either benign (e.g., infection, stones) or malignant. A malignancy anywhere in the urinary tract may cause hematuria - from the kidenys all the way dwn to the urethra. This is why patients need imaging and cystoscopy to evaluate hematuria. ...Read more

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Dr. Mathew Sorensen
Board Certified, Urology
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A urine analysis shows squemous cells. Does this mean cancer.?

Dr. Mathew Sorensen
Board Certified, Urology
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A urine analysis shows squemous cells.  Does this mean cancer.?

Not cancer: Squamous cells in a urinalysis is usually a sign of contamination of the collection (i.e. The cup touched your skin). Squamous cells do not line the urinary tract - they are urothelial cells, also known as transitional cells all the way from the kidney to the urethra (except the last short segment in men). ...Read more

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Board Certified, Hematology and Oncology
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Atypical cells found in urine. Female. If cancer, how likely and what kind could it be?

Dr. Liawaty Ho
Board Certified, Hematology and Oncology
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Atypical cells found in urine. Female. If cancer, how likely and what kind could it be?

Repeat: You will need to repeat the cytology test. If repeat test is positive again- you will need to see a urologist. A ct scan of the pelvic as well as a cystoscopy would likely be done to evaluate your gu system. ...Read more

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Dr. Roscoe Nelson
Board Certified, Urology
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Could cancer cause blood in the urine?

Dr. Roscoe Nelson
Board Certified, Urology
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Could cancer cause blood in the urine?

Yes: It can be infection, stone, cancer or a variety of other problems. See your doctor. www.peedoc.com @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
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Can you have a cytology done to see if there are cancer cells in urine?

Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
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Can you have a cytology done to see if there are cancer cells in urine?

Yes, but...: Many cancers do not shed their cells into the urine. The decision to pursue a further workup in the absence of a positive urine cytology is your physician's, with your input of course. If i had new hematuria, i'd have imaging even with negative cytology. Good luck. ...Read more

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