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Can Nexium (esomeprazole) create a false positive for cancer?

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: No (?)

A cancer diagnosis is based on a tissue pathologic diagnosis.
I'm not sure how a proton pump inhibitor (nexium) can effect that. I am not aware of Nexium (esomeprazole) causing interferance with blood tumor markers assays, but that is a possibility.

In brief: No (?)

A cancer diagnosis is based on a tissue pathologic diagnosis.
I'm not sure how a proton pump inhibitor (nexium) can effect that. I am not aware of Nexium (esomeprazole) causing interferance with blood tumor markers assays, but that is a possibility.
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Dr. Donald Lipkis
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

No evidence to suggest this.

In brief: No

No evidence to suggest this.
Dr. Donald Lipkis
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