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Can a high IgE level in the blood be an indicator that I have cancer?

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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Usually not

High ige is usually a sign of allergy not malignancy.

In brief: Usually not

High ige is usually a sign of allergy not malignancy.
Dr. David Astrachan
Dr. David Astrachan
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Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: No

Actually just the opposite.
There is an inverse association of high blood levels of ige and malignancies. The body seems to benefit from the allergy response antibodies (ige) by having increased surveillance for cancer-promoting cellular behavior. http://www.springer.com/biomed/cancer/book/978-1-60761-450-0.

In brief: No

Actually just the opposite.
There is an inverse association of high blood levels of ige and malignancies. The body seems to benefit from the allergy response antibodies (ige) by having increased surveillance for cancer-promoting cellular behavior. http://www.springer.com/biomed/cancer/book/978-1-60761-450-0.
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
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