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Could elevated IGF-1indicate a malignancy in a certain part of body in absence of acromegaly? 212 now 218 (191-high normal);breast ca survivor;wt loss

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Dr. Howard Shapiro
Internal Medicine

In brief: Only pituitary

Abnormally high IGF-1 levels occur in pituitary adenomas.
Specifially, I can't find anything in the NIH database relating high IGF-1 levels to breast cancer or cancer in general

In brief: Only pituitary

Abnormally high IGF-1 levels occur in pituitary adenomas.
Specifially, I can't find anything in the NIH database relating high IGF-1 levels to breast cancer or cancer in general
Dr. Howard Shapiro
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