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Would bone cancer definitely show in a Alkaline Phosphatase test? Discomfort in left hip on and off since September, now worse since pregnancy

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Not necessarily

Not all bone tumors are associated with elevated alkaline phosphatase and not people with elevated alkaline phsophatase have bone tumor.

In brief: Not necessarily

Not all bone tumors are associated with elevated alkaline phosphatase and not people with elevated alkaline phsophatase have bone tumor.
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