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I heard that a blood test can actually detect certain cancers. Which ones are detectable?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Not applicable
There is no reliable blood test to detect cancer in general or a specific cancer.

In brief: Not applicable
There is no reliable blood test to detect cancer in general or a specific cancer.
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Dr. Joseph Woods
Tumor markers can help with cancer diagnosis, but have different degrees of reliability, and vary with respect to the cancer type.
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