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Other laboratory tests

Author: Gesche Tallen, MD, PhD, Editor: Maria Yiallouros, Reviewer: Prof. Dr. med. Ursula Creutzig, English Translation: Hannah McRae, Last modification: 2012/03/26

In many children and teenagers with cancer, some of the body fluids mentioned above (such as blood or cerebrovascular fluid) are also analysed to detect or rule out

  • insufficient response of the cancer cells during treatment
  • remaining cancer cells after cessation of treatment ("minimal residual disease")
  • recurrent disease (relapse)
  • hereditary diseases associated with an increased risk of developing cancer



 
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