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Does a ct scan show bone cancer

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 36 years experience
Reassuring: Your MRI is an excellent test to reassure you that there is nothing seriously wrong, like cancer. Multiple Myeloma is a cancer that affects older adu... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
It is one option: Bone Cancer can be imaged with Bone scans, X-rays, CT scan and MRI scans. A good oncologist or radiologist can help to choose the more most appropriat... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Yes, some details se: Ct scan shows the normal anatomy of all the structures examined although it is not the best test for hip cancer which is best seen with a ct scan or M... Read More
Dr. Noah Federman
20 years experience
Likely: A ct scan of the pelvis should include the hip bones so one would likely pick up a bone cancer like ewing sarcoma, osteosarcoma or chondrosarcoma.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
It would if: there is enough bone destruction or reactive changes. If the cancer/metastasis is small or has not yet caused much rib destruction or sclerosis, it m... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
The : The main risk of a ct scan is increased risk of developing cancer, but the risk is relatively small. A ct of the abdomen and pelvis increases the canc... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Maybe: I'd favor a bone island. Adult kidney cancer can do anything, including turning up in one bone years later. However, if the radiologist's first though... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Not measurable: The radiation for a CT scan will not increase your risk of cancer over your baseline risk, by a measurable amount. Each examination has risk and benef... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Almost: Usually a ct will allow the radiologist to see dilation of the ducts in the liver and pancreas even before there is a discrete mass to find. If medica... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Her Doctor has answe: This Calcium level is clearly abnormal. Besides cancer, there are some benign causes of High Calcium,one being Hyper-Parathyroidism which is often cau... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
The imagining studies are not likely to raise you risk of cancer measurably over your baseline risk. You can reduce your risk of cancer by adopting he... Read More