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Would your blood work come back goodif you had cancer

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Would your blood work come back goodif you had cancer wouldn't something show up
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 months ago.

This is Dr. David

I am a cancer doctor

how old are you? are you male or female?

blood tests are not ways we look for cancer

why are you worried about having cancer?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I'm 58 I feel very weak and lost some weight
Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 months ago.

I see.

you should see your primary care doctor for a complete workup

you need blood test to check iron, ferritin, thyroid hormone, vitamin D, complete blood cell count

I hope you don't smoke

exercise and eating healthier could help you get stronger.

for patients your age, a colonoscopy and stool blood tests are used to look for early colon cancer.

for men, PSA and prostate exams are used to check for prostate cancer

for women, yearly mammograms are used to check for breast cancers.

if you smoke, annual chest CT scan low dose can look for early lung cancers.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Am being charged for this
Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 months ago.

what other questions do you have?

I am here still willing to help you.

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