Testicular Cancer testsTesticular Cancer
Tests could include:
- History and Physical Exam
- Ultrasound of scrotum
- CT of Pelvis
- Alpha-Fetoprotein Blood Test
- Quantitative Beta Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin (BHCG) Level
- Testicular Biospy
- Echography of Scrotum and Contents
- alpha-fetoproteins Test
- Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Measurement
- Ultrasound Scan
- Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
- Tumor Marker Measurement
- Complete Blood Count (CBC) Test
- Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scan
- Chest X-Ray
- Quantitative Serum Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) Level
- CT of abdomen and pelvis
- placental-like alkaline phosphatase
- Lactate Dehydrogenase Measurement
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A testicular biopsy takes a tissue sample from your testicle for laboratory analysis. The two testicles are the male reproductive organs. They produce sperm and the male sex hormone testosterone. Your testicles are located in your scrotum, which i...
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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...
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. ...
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, ...
Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) is an enzyme that helps facilitate the process of turning sugar into energy for your cells to use. LDH is present in many kinds of organs and tissues throughout the body, including the liver, heart, pancreas, kidneys, s...