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Thyroid Cancer tests
Thyroid Cancer

Tests could include:

  • For thyroid tests, radioactive iodine is typically used. Your thyroid and most types of thyroid cancer absorb iodine naturally.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) test is a blood test used to help diagnose and manage certain types of cancers, especially cancer of the colon.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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 fine needle aspiration of the thyroid is when your doctor takes a small tissue sample from your thyroid gland using a fine needle.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A brain biopsy is a procedure used to remove a tumor or a piece of tissue from the brain so that it can be examined under a microscope to diagnose illness.
    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
  • A laryngoscopy is an exam that allows your doctor to see your larynx and detect issues within your throat. Read about the procedure.
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  • PET scan is an imaging technique that uses a radioactive tracer to locate tissue differences at a molecular level. Learn more about the exam and its uses.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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.
    Source:HLCMS
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