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Ultrasound found a spot on kidney could it be cancer?
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In brief: Yes
Ultrasound is a very good initial screening test for the kidneys.
It can help identify kidney stones, obstruction of the kidneys, and tumors. If the ultrasound is questionable or clearly abnormal, a more specific imaging study is required such as a ct scan or MRI of the kidneys for further evaluation. Lesions seen ultrasound do not necessarily indicate cancer but further testing is warranted.

In brief: Yes
Ultrasound is a very good initial screening test for the kidneys.
It can help identify kidney stones, obstruction of the kidneys, and tumors. If the ultrasound is questionable or clearly abnormal, a more specific imaging study is required such as a ct scan or MRI of the kidneys for further evaluation. Lesions seen ultrasound do not necessarily indicate cancer but further testing is warranted.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecology - Oncology
In brief: Kidney
Many people have cysts.
An MRI would better delineate benign or malignant.

In brief: Kidney
Many people have cysts.
An MRI would better delineate benign or malignant.
Dr. John Geisler
Dr. John Geisler
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