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Importance of Blood Tests in Cancer Diagnosis

Dr. Ravi Chander Veligeti
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Blood tests play a crucial role in the diagnosis and treatment of Colon Cancer and determine the functionality of colon in the body.

It is hard to detect colon cancer through blood tests. But there are certain blood tests that you may require to know the overall health status such as liver and kidney functionality. At times, blood tests can also reveal about certain carcinoembryonic antigen or CEA, chemicals produced during colon cancer. These can inform about the effectiveness of the treatment.

                   


Dr. Ravi Chander Veligeti

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Surgical Oncologist
Dr. Ravi Chander Veligeti is a Surgical Oncologist at American Oncology Institute in Lingampally, Hyderabad. He has completed his MBBS from Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal in the year 1998 and MS in General Surgery from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad in 2002. Further, he pursued MCh in Surgical Oncology from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad in the year 2008. Dr. Ravi specializes in the treatments and procedures such as Bone Marrow Transplant, Radical Prostatectomy, Radiofrequency ablation, Hemato Oncology as well as Mastectomy procedures. Dr. Ravi Chander Veligeti also specializes in Bilateral Orchiectomy, Laparoscopy surgery, Lumpectomy, Pancreatectomy, Thoracotomy, pancreatic tumor surgery, and Laparoscopic prostatectomy surgery, and Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP). Dr. Ravi has a practicing experience of more than one and a half decades in the field of oncology. Dr. Ravi is currently practicing at American Oncology Institute located in Lingampally, Hyderabad. American Oncology Institute is one of the top oncology hospitals equipped with the latest and advanced medical technology for achieving excellent success rates of each of the procedures. Book a FREE appointment with Dr. Ravi Chander Veligeti at Elacancer.com.
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