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Inappropriate use of tumor markers has low yield for cancer diagnosis, economic implications

17:11 EDT 1 Sep 2017 | News-Medical.net

The vast majority of tumor marker tests in primary and secondary care are not necessary, according to a study that will be presented at the ESMO 2017 Congress in Madrid. The tests assisted with a cancer diagnosis in just 2% of patients.

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