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could an mri or x-ray show cancer in the foot?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Sometimes: Certain tumors of bone and soft tissue have appearance and characteristics that may be visible on radiographic studies.
Answered on Mar 22, 2020
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