Endometrial Cancer tests
Endometrial Cancer

Tests could include:

  • The lining of the uterus is called the endometrium. The endometrium can indicate cell changes in response to hormone levels, as well as, any abnormal tissue such as fibroids. Taking a small sample, called a biopsy, of endometrial tissue can help d...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Ultrasound tests use high-frequency sound waves to allow doctors to see your internal organs. The sound waves bounce off your organs, creating images of their structures. A transvaginal ultrasound is a kind of pelvic ultrasound that is used to see...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Positron emission tomography (PET) is a sophisticated medical imaging technique. It uses a radioactive tracer to pinpoint differences in tissues on the molecular level. PET scans can detect differences in body functions, such as blood flow, use of...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an imaging test that allows doctors to check for disease in the body. The scan uses radioactive tracers in a special dye. These tracers are injected into an arm vein and absorbed by organs and tissues. ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan uses magnets and radio waves to capture images inside your body without making a surgical incision. The scan allows your doctor to see the soft tissues of the body, such as muscles, without your bones obstru...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cancer antigen 125 (or "CA-125") is a protein found in ovarian cancer cells. The protein is produced by the cells and is also found in the blood. The CA-125 blood test is used to measure the amount of CA-125 protein in the bloodstream. Measurement...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pelvic laparoscopy is a procedure that examines your reproductive organs. Your doctor uses an instrument called a laparoscope to perform the procedure. A laparoscope is a long, thin tube with a high-intensity light and high-resolution camera. Your...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A Pap smear (also called a Pap test) is a procedure that tests for the presence of abnormal cells in the cervix (the lower part of your uterus). Changes in the cells of a woman's uterus may indicate an infection, cancer, or reproductive problems. ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A pelvic exam is a doctor's visual and physical examination of a woman's sexual and reproductive organs.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A "D and C," also written as "D & C," is short for "dilation and curettage" which is a minor surgery. It involves dilating or opening the cervix. The cervix is the opening to your uterus or womb.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to see details of your organs and tissues without having to make any incisions. Accordin...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Laparoscopy is a type of surgery. As a diagnostic procedure, it is used to examine the organs inside your abdomen. This is also referred to as a diagnostic laparoscopy. Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure. Only small incisions are made. ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues for damage or abnormalities. Often, these images can be combined to create a 3D pict...
    Source:HLCMS
  • An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that used by sonar and radar, which help the military detect planes and ships. An ultrasoun...
    Source:HLCMS
  • In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of tissue or cells is called a biopsy. While a biopsy may sound scary, it's important t...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A complete blood count, or CBC, is an easy and very common test that screens for certain disorders that can affect your health. A CBC measures several components of your blood and can help diagnose a broad range of conditions, from anemia and infe...
    Source:HLCMS
  • An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it can help spot abnormalities or diseases of the airways, blood vessels, bones, heart, ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bone marrow aspiration is a procedure that takes a sample from the soft tissue inside your bones. Bone marrow is the spongy tissue found inside bones. The bone marrow contains cells that produce white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets in...
    Source:HLCMS
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