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bladder cancer ultrasound

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
More investigations: You need to undergo cystoscopy to pin down the cause of your urinary bladder problem. It is the most definitive process to diagnose cancer by taking b ... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarik Hadid
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Maybe: Ultrasound does not always show bladder cancer. Bladder cancer is very rare in children unless is participated by parasitic infection which is very ra ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Too late,late stage: Early stage of bladder cancer can be detected by simple urine cytology and cystoscopy , sonography will not show early in stages.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emma Simpson
44 years experience Radiology
Yes, but......: Ultrasound is not the most sensitive way to look for bladder cancer meaning it can miss early cases and there are other tests that are more sensitive ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
17 years experience Urology
Yes: U/s is a poor test to look for bladder cancer. Gold standard is a cystoscopy (look in bladder with a camera).
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Higby
51 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: Externally applied ultrasound can be used to examine the abdomen, the liver, the bladder, and some other areas. The us can show a mass, and something ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hermilando Payen
55 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: This can be caused by many things but usually infection or stones or trauma would be more likely for younger patients. Your primary physician can orde ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mosher
31 years experience Radiology
Yes: Some bladder cancers do not cause a discrete mass or irregularity of the bladder and would not be seen with ultrasound.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Yes: Bladder cancer can easily be missed on sonogram of the bladder and kidneys, especially if the tumor is small or flat. The definitive test for diagnosi ... Read More

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