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Do lung cancers affect blood levels?

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Some lung cancers produce abnormally high blood levels of certain hormones or substances such as calcium. If a person shows such evidence and no other cause is apparent, a doctor should consider lung cancer.

From: Lung Cancer Diagnosis WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: National Cancer Institute.  National Institutes of Health. WebMD Medical Reference: "Section 12 VIII Lung Cancer." American Cancer Society. American Lung Association.




Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on March 04, 2018

SOURCES: National Cancer Institute.  National Institutes of Health. WebMD Medical Reference: "Section 12 VIII Lung Cancer." American Cancer Society. American Lung Association.




Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on March 04, 2018

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