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Is the ca-19-9 test always accurate in diagnosing bladder cancer?
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In brief: No
Ca-19-9 is useful for pancreatic cancer.
Bladder cancer has no blood markers at this time. There are urine markers for bladder cancer that your physicain will use - the two most common ones are cytology and fluorescent in situ hybridization (fish).

In brief: No
Ca-19-9 is useful for pancreatic cancer.
Bladder cancer has no blood markers at this time. There are urine markers for bladder cancer that your physicain will use - the two most common ones are cytology and fluorescent in situ hybridization (fish).
Dr. Howard Adler
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Dr. James Krick
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In brief: No
This test has no use in diagnosing or following bladder cancer.

In brief: No
This test has no use in diagnosing or following bladder cancer.
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