Blood tests are used to detect cancer markers, which are also called tumor markers and biomarkers, in the blood, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Tumor markers are substances often produced by canc... More »

Cancer markers, usually referred to as tumor markers, are substances produced by cancerous cells or benign tumors, as defined by the National Cancer Institute. In some cases, healthy tissues also produce tumor markers in... More »

Blood tests aren't always necessary to find cancer markers, as some can be found in other bodily tissues or in urine, Cancer.net explains. Cancer marker tests look for the presence of certain genes or proteins in bodily ... More »

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Stage III lung cancer is cancer that has progressed to the point that the tumor is difficult or impossible to remove through surgery, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology. The tumor may have spread to a... More »

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Treatment for aggressive nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer includes surgical removal of the tumor through transurethral bladder tumor resection, or TURBT, followed by immunotherapy, states the American Society of Clinica... More »

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Blood tests aren't always necessary to find cancer markers, as some can be found in other bodily tissues or in urine, Cancer.net explains. Cancer marker tests look for the presence of certain genes or proteins in bodily ... More »

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Blood tests to determine Native American ancestry can be obtained through a doctor, according to the Association on American Indian Affairs, or through a DNA testing center such as the DNA Diagnostics Center. Native Amer... More »

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