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Yes was posted 10/30/2010 12:24 pm by Anonymous
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A rise can mean lots of things and not necessarily that the cancer is back. For some patients -the CA19-9 does not react at all and therefore it has no value as a benchmarker for pancreatic cancer.

Also - if the test is run by a different labs, the results can be different.

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