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Bladder cancer ultrasound

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 39 years experience
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
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Comply: If you have bladder cancer and you don't follow up, it will kill you. It will not be pleasant. If you get a definitive diagnosis and treatment, for mo... Read More
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Bladder cancer: It is never easy to hear a diagnosis of cancer and the important thing is to wait for the cytology results. Cancers are not just one thing. They vary ... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarik Hadid
Hematology and Oncology 18 years experience
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
Dr. James Krick
Urology 36 years experience
Bladder cancer: Bladder cancer generally cannot be seen on ultrasound. Further, bladder cancer is really not part of the differential diagnosis for gross hematuria ... Read More
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Ultrasound study only gives a gross rough imaging assessment with low sensitivity for small lesions. So, it is an absolute saying no bladder cancer. T... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
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.
Dr. Terence Chapman
Urologic Oncology 26 years experience
Yes sometimes: Ultrasound technology can identify tumors in the bladder, but this is not a common method of detection. The fact that is is visible on ultrasound does... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emma Simpson
Radiology 45 years experience
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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 18 years experience
Yes: U/s is a poor test to look for bladder cancer. Gold standard is a cystoscopy (look in bladder with a camera).
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Higby
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hermilando Payen
Pathology 56 years experience
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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mosher
Radiology 32 years experience
Yes: Some bladder cancers do not cause a discrete mass or irregularity of the bladder and would not be seen with ultrasound.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 27 years experience
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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 39 years experience
Yes: Ultrasound will often fail to find cancers of the ureter and/or bladder. Cystoscopy/ureteroscopy by a urologist, with biopsy when required, are the be... Read More

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