Lab tests for liver cancer
To diagnose liver cancer, your doctor will perform a variety of liver function tests (LFTs) to assess the function of the liver by measuring the level of certain proteins or waste products in the blood. These liver cancer tests may also be used to help stage the cancer, develop a treatment plan and evaluate the effectiveness of your treatment plan.
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What are lab tests?
To diagnose liver cancer, your doctor may recommend a various lab tests. Your doctor will collect a blood sample, and then send it to a pathologist for further testing.