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Accurancy of Upper GI Series Test

SadRose
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Joined: Jun 2004

Was anybody given a normal/negative result on an Upper GI when in reality they did have cancer. I'm trying to find out just how accurate are these tests. I recently had one done and altough it came back normal I still don't feel well. I'm do for an endoscopy soon but I want peace of mind by thinking that it is not cancer and if it were that the Upper GI would have caught it. Any info would be greatly appreciate it.

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bke
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Joined: May 2003

sadrose
No test is 100% reliable, but the fact that nothing was found in your GI series should give you every reason to be hopeful. Hopefully the endoscopy will confirm the news from your Upper GI. I hope that the reason for your not feeling well is found soon and is something easily treated. Blessings on your journey

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