Imaging studies such as X-ray and CT have generated interest to diagnose patients with known or suspected COVID-19.
Laboratory tests such as routine blood work could be helpful when diagnosing lung cancer and detecting cancer in its early stages.
Low-dose CT lung cancer screening can save lives, but the procedure has risks, benefits, and limitations. Learn when it's used and how it's done.
A lung nodule is a "spot" on the lung that shows up on an imaging test. It is often nothing to be concerned about, but in certain instances, it can be a sign of lung cancer.
A DEXA scan assesses bone density and risk of osteoporosis. It is the only diagnostic test for osteoporosis before a fracture occurs.
The diagnosis of small cell lung cancer usually requires a combination of imaging tests and a biopsy. Learn about the workup and staging.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a strong magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed internal images that help diagnose health conditions.
Advanced imaging can be used to diagnose multiple sclerosis (MS). Discover what MS looks like on MRI and CT scans and learn more about diagnosis.
Scheduled for a SPECT scan? Take a closer look at its uses, what to expect during and after the test, and how to interpret results.
Epilepsy is diagnosed with a variety of tests, including electroencephalogram (EEG), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of your brain, and blood work.
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