Cancer Care Diagnostics

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Biopsy

Tissue samples are collected either during a minimally invasive procedure or surgery. A pathologist then examines the tissue and cells under a microscope to aid in diagnosing conditions and diseases.

Type:
Laboratory Study

Bone Scan

A bone scan is taken after radioactive materials are injected into the blood stream which collects in your bones.

Type:
Imaging

Breast Ultrasound

A breast ultrasound utilizes high-frequency sound waves to create an internal image of your breast.

Type:
Imaging

Chest X-Ray

A chest X-ray is a black and white image of the chest area which shows the heart, lungs and bones of the rib cage.

Type:
Imaging

Digital Rectal Exam (DRE)

During a digital rectal exam a physician feels the prostate—a small gland that produces seminal fluid—for abnormalities. Annual DRE screenings for males over the age of 50 helps to indicate the sig

Ductogram / Ductography

Ductography is a form of mammography where a contrast agent is injected into the milk duct of the breast.

Type:
Imaging

Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscope (ENB)

Cancer of the lung and bronchus is affecting a staggering number of the population with no sign that the increase will stop – with the increased use of filtered cigarettes, radon and secondhand smo

Type:
Minimally Invasive Diagnostic

Endobronchial Ultrasound Biopsy (EBUS)

To determine the stage of lung cancers a minimally invasive tool called Endobronchial Ultrasound Biopsy (EBUS) or endobronchial ultrasound.

Type:
Minimally Invasive Diagnostic

Endoscopy

Endoscopy is a visual exam of looking inside the body using an endoscope, a tiny flexible light tube.

Type:
Minimally Invasive Diagnostic

Genetic Counseling for Cancer

Most cancers manifest without a known cause, but some are hereditary. Genetic counseling helps hundreds of patients determine their risk for diseases that can be inherited, including colon, uterine, breast and ovarian cancer.

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