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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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 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 »

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 »

Technology to detect early signs of bladder cancer includes urinalysis to find blood in the urine, the examination of urine under a microscope known as urine cytology, and a number of other urine lab tests that look for ... More »

Some tests used to detect prostate cancer include the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test and the digital rectal exam, according to the National Institute of Cancer. The PSA test measures the level of PSA in the blood. ... More »

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