What type of cancer related to neuropathy Paraneoplastic syndrome? What are the symptoms?

See below. Most paraneoplastic neuropathies are due to immune responses to neural proteins secreted by cancer cells. Most have been associated with small cell lung cancer_ others with cancer of the ovaries, breast, lymphoma,thymine,melanoma, and testicular cancer. Symptoms can include encephalitis, cerebellar degeneration, sympathy, motor neuron disease,Gillian Barre syndrome, myopathy and Eaton-Lambert myo.

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What medical centers in CA preformed anti body blood test for paraneoplastic neuropathy syndrome?

In a way, all. Although the test is not actually performed in every laboratory in California, every lab can draw blood from a patient and send the serum to the reference laboratory for that test. That process of sending a sample for testing elsewhere is routine. Read more...

What kind of test can diagnose Peripheral neuropathy- Paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system?

Physical & labs. If physical exam suggests peripheral neuropathy, the workup will include assays for a few of the paraneoplastic autoantibodies known to cause it, and a diligent search for an underlying cancer should be undertaken. This is a difficult workup for physician and patient alike, and I wish you luck. Stay proactive. Read more...

Have had symptoms going on 3 years. Was a very functioning mother of 4. Can paraneoplastic syndrome go on for 3 years without discovering a cancer?

Unlikely. Cancer, as a cause of your problem would have shown up same time or within one year. So it is unlikely that your diagnosis is correct. it may be a good idea to seek a second opinion to confirm your diagnosis from a different doctor. Read more...