Esophageal cancer may be diagnosed with a combination of endoscopy, barium swallow, and endoscopic ultrasound, with tests such as PET done for staging.
Tests used to diagnose kidney cancer include ultrasound, CT, MRI, as well as an exam and lab tests. They are helpful in staging kidney cancer tumors.
What is neuroblastoma and what are the symptoms of this childhood cancer? How is it diagnosed, what are the treatments, and what is the prognosis?
Multiple endocrine neoplasias are a group of diseases characterized by the presence of tumors on several endocrine glands at once.
A craniopharyngioma is a rare brain tumor that occurs in children and older adults, often causing headaches and hormone trouble. Learn more about the symptoms.
A bone marrow aspiration and biopsy can be used to diagnose blood and bone marrow conditions such as leukemia. Learn about the procedure, risks, and results.
Pseudoprogression refers to the apparent increase in tumor size on imaging even though it is actually responding to immunotherapy drugs. Learn more.
Pancoast tumors are rare lung cancers near the top of the lungs. Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment options.
Doctors diagnose stage 3 cancer when the tumor is larger or has spread to surrounding tissues or lymph nodes. Learn how staging affects the prognosis.
The abscopal effect can sometimes increase survival with cancer. Learn about what cancers and treatments may have this response, and why it occurs.