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Would a pancreatic tumour show up on ultrasound scan

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
37 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Is there a family history of cancer of the pancreas that has you concerned? All tests can miss tiny areas of cancer, if you are high risk the testing ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
A CT scan: Specifically tailored to look for a pancreatic mass has a very high sensitivity for tumor detection. In combination with the ultrasound, etc..., that ... Read More
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Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: My first choice would be a ct scan or mri.
Dr. Eva Duckett
31 years experience Radiology
Yes: An ultrasound can detect a retroperitoneal tumor. If seen, typically a ct would be done as well, so if suspected clinically, it might be better to go ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes: If over 5 - 10 mm, it would show up.
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Dr. Pablo Ros
Dr. Pablo Ros answered
39 years experience Radiology
Yes: Kidney ultrasound studies typically evaluate both adrenal glands as well.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Meaning?: It is really hard to know what this means. Why was this test done? Is there a history of pancreatitis? By itself, this kind of descriptor on an ul ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
35 years experience Internal Medicine
GB: If it is GB a HIDA scan will help to determine weather or ot it is billiard diskynesia or acalculous cholecysttis. Nevertheless, it could be due to o ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
6 months of what?: Are you referring to 6 months of life? 6 months of treatment? 6 months after surgery? 6 months after diagnosis? How was diagnosis made? What is its si ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: In part, an answer to the Q was provided. Now, I assumed the affected child have received the treatment for Wilm's tumor. If so, it is advisable to re ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Ultrasound: Yes ultrasound of the ureters can detect cancer of the ureters
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not likely: What you described suggests ovarian cystic lesion and hormonal imbalance. Since you are already under the care of a doctor, it would be prudent to fo ... Read More
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Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
No: The prognosis for your breast cancer depends on the tumor's size, its markers (er, pr, her2), its grade, and how far it has spread. Being able to see ... Read More
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