I am going in next week for a cat scan on my abdomen and chest i have had night sweats skin rashes low fevers and horrible aches and pains as well as swollen lymphnodes why do they want to pursue my cat scan if my blood work is normal or in normal range and why am i sick
Lymphoma and related blood and marrow cancers can rarely be diagnosed by blood work, because the process is in the lymph and marrow tissues, not the blood. Since you have these symptoms and swollen lymph nodes, you also need a lymph node biopsy and bone marrow biopsy performed by a pathologist specializing in these conditions.
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