Liver Cancer tests
Liver Cancer

Tests could include:

  • An alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) test is a blood test that measures the amount of AFP present in your blood. The yolk sac and liver of an unborn baby produce AFP.
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  • A CT scan is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of the body. Learn why a CT scan is performed and what to expect during a CT scan.
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  • Your doctor may order an ultrasound if you're experiencing pain, swelling, or other symptoms that require an internal view of your organs. Learn more.
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  • 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...
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  • Your doctor may find they need a sample of your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of tissue or cells is called a biopsy.
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  • Test and diagnose prostate cancer with a prostate biopsy, a urinanalysis, a digital rectal examination or a physical exam. Learn more!
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  • Abdominal CT scans take pictures of organs and other structures in your abdomen. Find out how to prepare, what the risks are, and what to expect.
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  • Laparoscopy is used to examine the abdominal organs. We'll teach you how to prepare, what to expect during the procedure, and how long it takes to recover.
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  • Liver function tests help screen for problems such as infections, scarring, and disorders. We'll list signs that you may need a liver test and discuss 5 of the most common ones.
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  • A PET scan is an imaging test that allows your doctor to check for diseases in your body. The scan uses a special dye that has radioactive tracers.
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