A 46-year-old male asked:
How accurate is a ct scan for lung cancer and espohagal cancer?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Michael Gabor answered
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Depending: on the technical factors of the scan, highly sensitive for detecting lung cancer, less so so for esophageal cancers. Small esophageal cancers may be undetectable on CT, endoscopy is the best way to evaluate for that possibility(also biopsy can be performed at the time of endoscopy).
Answered on May 18, 2017
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