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cervical cancer show up on ct scan

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possible: A CT scan is a general diagnostic tool. It is possible to pick up a mass on CT depending on the size and the body of the person. However there is no w ... Read More
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Less likely: CT without IV contrast is not very accurate in visualizing cervical cancer. MRI is more likely to see the lesion. Your doctors are looking to see if ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Probably not: Ct scan would only show cancer if there were a large mass. To check for cervical cancer, you need to see a gynecologist. They will probably start with ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Andrews
36 years experience Interventional Radiology
It : It sounds like things are being done appropriately. The first concern is for metastatic disease from your cervical cancer, but that should be ruled o ... Read More
Dr. Cornelius Dooley
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Not serious: Given the extensive work up that you have had, it is unlikely that this is anything serious; it may just be a muscular thing; it is not cancer or a re ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cervical cancer: Usually if radiation or chemotherapy is been given, the cancer might be advanced already. Ct scan can show cancer beyond the cervix, affecting the ute ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Cervical Cancer?: It is very rare that a physician can see that the cervix is cancerous during the pelvic exam. The skin that is collected with the pap smear is what is ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: Missing periods is not a sign of cervical cancer. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: Urine tests do not show current or earlier cancer of the cervix. PAP smear would be a better test.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Only advanced : Early invasive cervical cancer won't show. It is no substitute for the Pap smear
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Vasilev
37 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Only if large: Cervical cancer can be microscopic (very early) or large with a tumor that you can feel on pelvic examination as well as see on ultrasound. So, it ca ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
CIN: Yes, it depends on what's going on at the exact sight of the biopsy. Either biopsy could have found invasion/cancer.
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