A bone scan is taken after radioactive materials are injected into the blood stream which collects in your bones.
Diagnostics for Cancer Care at Orange Coast Medical Center
Breast MRI is one of the most innovative diagnostic tools available in the fight against breast cancer.
A breast ultrasound utilizes high-frequency sound waves to create an internal image of your breast.
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.
The most common type of screening for colorectal cancer is a colonoscopy, which is recommended every 10 years.
Using a CT Scan increases the detection of lung cancer at Stage 1 up to the rate of 85 percent.
Ductography is a form of mammography where a contrast agent is injected into the milk duct of the breast.
To determine the stage of lung cancers a minimally invasive tool called Endobronchial Ultrasound Biopsy (EBUS) or endobronchial ultrasound.
Endoscopy is a visual exam of looking inside the body using an endoscope, a tiny flexible light tube.
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.
Intravenous Pyelogram, an X-ray of the bladder, is taken by injecting dye into the blood stream which then collects in the urine and is detectable during the X-ray.
Mammograms and digital mammograms are one of the most important tools in the early detection of breast cancer.