Pituitary Cancer tests
Pituitary Cancer

Tests could include:

  • History and Physical Exam
  • Serum Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 Measurement
  • Neurological Examination
  • MRI of Head
  • Cytology Laboratory Test
  • Computed Tomography (CT) of Head
  • CT of Brain
  • Thyroid Function Test
  • Water Deprivation Test
  • Serum Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Measurement
  • Serum Luteinizing Hormone Measurement
  • Serum Estradiol Measurement
  • Serum Free T4 Measurement
  • Serum prolactin measurement
  • Serum Testosterone Measurement
  • 24 Hour Urine Free Cortisol Assay
  • General eye examination
  • Serum Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) Level
  • Serum Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) Level Test
  • Serum Growth Hormone Measurement
  • Serum Sodium Measurement
  • MRI of Brain
  • Biopsy
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
  • MRI
  • Hormone radioimmunoassay (procedure)
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scan
  • Urine Osmolality
  • Visual Field Study
  • Dynamic Endocrine Function Test
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head is a painless, noninvasive test that produces detailed images of your brain and brain stem. The test is carried out with an MRI machine, which produces the images using a magnetic field and radio waves....
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  • The follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) level test measures the level of FSH found within human serum. FSH is responsible for promoting and sustaining ovarian follicular growth in females and spermatogenesis in males. Your doctor will order an FSH ...
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  • 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...
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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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  • 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...
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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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  • 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, ...
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  • 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. ...
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  • 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...
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  • Osmolality measures the concentration of all particles in a fluid. For example, a thick, sugary syrup has significantly higher osmolality than a cup of water with just a pinch of sugar. The urine osmolality test measures the amount of several comp...
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