A 41-year-old member asked:
is it possible for an mri or and x-ray to show if someone has cancer in their foot?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop answered
12 years experience Podiatry
Not definitively: Advanced imaging can reveal abnormalities in the bone and soft tissue. The gold standard in identifying if the abnormality is in fact a cancer, is to take a surgical biopsy... which then needs to be reviewed by a pathologist for definitive diagnosis.
Answered on May 23, 2015
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