A bone scan is taken after radioactive materials are injected into the blood stream which collects in your bones.
Diagnostics for Cancer Care at Saddleback 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.
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.
A blood test to check the levels of thyroid hormone produced by the thyroid gland.
Not all breasts are the same. In fact, 40% of women have dense breast tissue which is associated with a slight increased risk of developing breast cancer.
Ultrasound technology uses high-frequency sound waves to produce exceptionally high-quality moving images of the fetus, heart, abdominal organs and other soft tissues of the body.