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Can blood work tell you if you have cancer of the throat?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Not likely.

These kind of cancers are usually deternined by clinical findings.
Oral cancers usually present as nonhealing ulcers that can be painful. Hoarseness can be an early sign of throat cancer. But, at this time, there appears to be no blood test or set of readings to detect this.

In brief: Not likely.

These kind of cancers are usually deternined by clinical findings.
Oral cancers usually present as nonhealing ulcers that can be painful. Hoarseness can be an early sign of throat cancer. But, at this time, there appears to be no blood test or set of readings to detect this.
Dr. Joseph Woods
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Dr. Kris Gast
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Throat cancer

There are a few cancers which have blood markers.
..Prostate is the most common. Unfortunately there is no marker for throat cancer...Just symptoms.

In brief: Throat cancer

There are a few cancers which have blood markers.
..Prostate is the most common. Unfortunately there is no marker for throat cancer...Just symptoms.
Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast
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Dr. Tahir Ijaz
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Throat cancer

Not that I am aware of.
Evaluation for cancer of throat requires direct visualization of the throat with biopsy if abnormality noted.

In brief: Throat cancer

Not that I am aware of.
Evaluation for cancer of throat requires direct visualization of the throat with biopsy if abnormality noted.
Dr. Tahir Ijaz
Dr. Tahir Ijaz
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