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

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

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.

Intravenous Pyelogram

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.

Type:
Imaging

Laboratory Studies

MemorialCare’s laboratory services provide comprehensive and dependable diagnostic tests to our hospitals and physician partners.

Type:
Laboratory Study

Pap Test

Pap test is also known as a Papanicolaou test, Pap smear, Pap test, cervical smear, or smear test. During a physical exam a Pap test is taken to collect cells from the cervix.

Type:
Laboratory Study

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