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does a ct scan show bone cancer

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
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
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
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
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
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
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
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
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
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 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
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
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
DDx: I see a lot of multiple myeloma, so i think of lytic (punched out) lesions in the skull (calvarium) as myeloma. However other cancers such as squamous ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Not much: Positron emission tomography ( pet scan) combined with ct scan is very accurate in detecting not only bone ( both primary and metastatic ) other mal ... Read More

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