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Recently my doctor order an early cdt lung test as part of annual blood work that he screens. When the results were returned, is was positive for one?

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Asses risk

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The problem with the cdt is that a negative test is most likely negative when correlated with imaging. A positive test can be present in patients with negative imaging and it can be negative in people with positive imaging. The importance of the test right now is still unclear. Low radiation ct is better in people stratified by risk and symptoms.

In brief: Asses risk

I just answered another one like this.
The problem with the cdt is that a negative test is most likely negative when correlated with imaging. A positive test can be present in patients with negative imaging and it can be negative in people with positive imaging. The importance of the test right now is still unclear. Low radiation ct is better in people stratified by risk and symptoms.
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine

In brief: What is CDT?

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In brief: What is CDT?

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
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Dr. Donald Alves
CDT-lung is a blood panel of 7 lung cancer associated antigens with reported good efficacy for early ID of lung CA (prior to CT/PET). Here is an article I found on it: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21733826 /// and one website for the test: http://www.oncimmune.com/
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