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What are the tests for ewing's sarcoma?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

Scan: Usually a ct or MRI of the concerning area of the body is done to detect a tumor. A biopsy is then done to make a diagnosis.

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Dr. Ilya Iofin answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Biopsy : The biopsy establishes the diagnosis. An MRI shows the local extent of the tumor. A ct of the chest show if it spread to the lungs. A bone scan will look if tumor spread to bone. Sometimes a pet ct is done instead. A bone marrow biopsy is done to see if tumor spread to the bone marrow.

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