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Soluble Mesothelin-Related Peptides

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Also known as: SMRP
Formal name: Soluble Mesothelin-Related Peptides
Related tests: Tumor Markers

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To monitor progression or recurrence of a rare cancer called mesothelioma that affects the membranes that surround the lungs, heart, and abdominal cavity; most cases of mesothelioma are associated with asbestos exposure.

When to Get Tested?

After you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, this test may be ordered anytime during or after treatment to follow response to treatment.

Sample Required?

A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?

None