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Cancer Blood Test Results Explained
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
How long does it take for a blood test results (testing for tumour markers - testicular cancer) to come back?
Hi, i had my blood test results back and my B12 vitamins are slightly high, it was 947 ng/l. Does this mean i have a cancer risk. Should i be worrried?
You're OK: I like my patients to keep their B12 levels in your range. If that was the only "abnormality" on your test, you'll be fine. ...Read more
My blood test results say my CRP is 5.8, I have had a brain tumor before so when I look up this up I have seen the word cancer and thats where my mind goes. What does a 5.8 CRP mean?
May be: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, if you provide the results, it may be feasible to render an opinion. ...Read more
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My blood test results showed the mononcytes at 14.1% (973/cmm). Is that too high and what could it mean?
Not a problem: You should ignore monocytes. I always do. ...Read more
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