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Mom had brain cancer. My used rate is 30 suppose to b under 20. Crp ok. Cbc andmetabolic panel ok. Urine test ok. Mid back pain. Could this be cancer?

No biomarker. There is no blood test that is a biomarker / tumor marker for primary brain cancer. If your tests are symptoms (such as low back pain) are as above that would be totally unrelated to brain cancer. That is neither normal nor abnormal cbc/cmp, esr, ua, CRP mean anything for brain cancer detection. Read more...

Would brain tumor/cancer show something abnormal in a cbc?

Unlikely. Brain tumors do not affect your CBC unless the cancer is wide spread and actually arising from an area outside of the brain. Even then it can only tell if you have a healthy bone marrow (Bones) or not. Read more...

After going through brain cancer treatment if it were to worsen what signs would show?

Same as before tx. If symptoms get worse it usually is the same ones that took the patient to the doctor or emergency room. Generally the cancer grows back in the same location. This is not always the case but a good generalization. Any mental status change should be looked into. Read more...
Brain cancer. When the cancer progresses, generally the cancer grows back in the same location or development of new lesion/s elsewhere. It can be presented with the same symptoms you have before the treatment -that may include- mental status change, dizziness, headaches, nausea/vomiting, gait imbalance, motoric or sensory problems- weakness/sensory problems on one side of the body, seizures etc. Read more...

Could a cell phone give you brain cancer?

I say no. Anyone who's scientifically literate will recognize that this ongoing business is fueled by politicians and fearmongers. The statistics seem nothing more than the usual junk that's generated by retrospective studies (people's beliefs color their memories), the radiation isn't the kind that damages genes, and in the big study more cancers were on the opposite side. Read more...

Could you tell me what are some brain cancer or tumor symptoms?

Good question. Symptoms can be varied depending on location, size and tumor. Tumors in the posterior fossa can cause balance, nausea, vomitting, headaches. Tumors in the supratentorial area can cause weakness, seizures, speech, word finding, sensory loss etc. Read more...

Could you tell me what are signs of brain cancer or tumor symptoms?

Variable. Location and tumor size typically determine how a brain tumor will present. People can have seizures, headaches or even focal neurologic problems (similar to a stroke) such as blurred vision, weakness or difficulty speaking. Read more...