What kind of blood test is there for cancer for women?

No screening blood . There is no blood test specifically for cancer. Women are screened with mammograms, cervix pap smears, colonoscopy, and physical exams. When there is suspicion or actual diagnosis of cancer there are some blood tests and tumor markers that can be useful.
AMAS test. There is an intriguing little-known blood test for cancer in both women & men called the amas test from oncolab in boston. Like all tests it's not perfect, but research shows it detects cancer 93% of the time. However, 5% of those without cancer will have a false positive test. Thus, a positive test requires further testing to see where a possible cancer is. See http://www.Oncolabinc.Com/index.Php.
Cancer test. There are many women cancers. Few of them which have blood tests are breast and ovarian. Tests are not too sensitive or specific for screening. Ca 125 test for ovarian cancer appears to be promising in 40 and above female in europian studies.

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Could hemoglobin blood test or any kind of blood test show cancer if the person has in it?

Yes. There are blood tests that can be very useful in detecting some forms of malignancy. A complete blood count (CBC) can be very helpful in diagnosing blood malignancies like leukemias. Measurements of certain makers / proteins in blood can help in diagnosing and following some solid tumors. One example is the marker 'psa' for prostate cancer. Hope that this helps. Read more...

Is there a general marker blood test for cancer that can tell if there is any kind of cancer in the body?

Yes. but could be fals postive alot , such as high psa [prostate specific antigen] but they watch it and see if rising fast as better marker and based on family history such cancers are more likely ,better not to search for cancer what for symptoms then chase it , best to live a healthy lifestyle; normal weight , walk for exersize , limit alcohol and never smoke!!! Read more...
Cancer. No you cannot detect any kind of cancer by means of a blood test. Read more...

Can you tell me what you suggest if ESR blood test result is very high (for female over 50years is 85))can cause cancer?

Just a number. Sed rate is useful in diagnosing a handful of uncommon diseases and in my opinion is overused. Many older folks have a high sed rate and no explanation is ever found. It's also not something you can treat. I suggest you forget about it and maintain normal vigilance against cancer like any other sensible person. Read more...

Can my doctor check for any type of cancer in a blood test?

There is no such tes. Blood tests are not diagnostic of cancer. But we have other means to make a diagnosis of cancer. Most of these include a visit to your doctor for physical examination and X-rays and scans. these are called Cancer Screening tests. Ask your doctor for cancer screening tests appropriate for your Age. Read more...