A 34-year-old member asked:
is it possible that bladder cancer wouldn't show up on an ultrasound?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Urology 18 years experience
Yes: U/s is a poor test to look for bladder cancer. Gold standard is a cystoscopy (look in bladder with a camera).
Urology 36 years experience
Bladder cancer: Ultrasound is a poor test for detecting bladder cancer. The definitive test remains cystoscopy. This must be performed by a qualified urologist. It can, however, usually be performed in the office.
Last updated Dec 10, 2013
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