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Computed tomography scan

... CT scans are most often done on an outpatient basis, so ... will not keep you from
getting a CT scan, but extra ... be taken if that area is to be scanned. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/imagingradiologytests/imaging-radiology-tests-ct

CT Scans: A Better Way To Screen for Colon Cancer?

... a single center, and the CT scans were interpreted ... recommend that people
routinely consider CT colonography as ... I do have to have a cat scan in 3 ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2007/10/03/ct-scans-a-better-way-to-screen-for-colon-cancer.aspx

CT Scans and Cancer Risk: Been There, Done That

... at some time in the future for every 8105 women who were scanned. ... instead
of being rushed into getting a CAT scan done ... CT Scans are a lifesaver. ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2009/12/15/ct-scans-and-cancer-risk-been-there-done-that.aspx

The ABCs of Cancer Testing: Decoding Common ...

... CT/CAT scan – A CT or CAT scan is shorthand ... An MRI is different from a CT
scan, however, because it ... tissues inside the body that other scans can't ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/features/the-abcs-of-cancer-testing-decoding-common-abbreviations

How is non-small cell lung cancer diagnosed?

... To have this done, you stay on the CT scanning table while the doctor ... MRI
scan (magnetic resonance imaging): Like CT scans, MRI scans ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/overviewguide/lung-cancer-non-small-cell-overview-diagnosed

How is cancer of the esophagus diagnosed?

... procedure, you remain on the CT scanning table while ... Magnetic resonance
imaging (MRI) scan. Like CT scans, MRI scans provide detailed images ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/esophaguscancer/detailedguide/esophagus-cancer-diagnosis

How are Ewing tumors diagnosed?

... MRI scans are usually a bit better at defining the ... The CT scan is an x-ray test
that produces detailed ... like a regular x-ray, a CT scanner takes many ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ewingfamilyoftumors/detailedguide/ewing-family-of-tumors-diagnosis

How is small cell lung cancer diagnosed?

... CT scans are also used to find tumors in other organs ... A CT scan can also be
used to guide a ... For this, you stay on the CT scanning table while the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-smallcell/overviewguide/lung-cancer-small-cell-overview-diagnosed

How is lymphoma of the eye diagnosed?

... Computed tomography (CT or CAT) scan: CT scans are used less often than
MRI scans for eye ... A PET scan can also be useful if your doctor ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/eyecancer/detailedguide/eye-cancer-lymphoma-diagnosis

Exams and tests to look for lung cancer

... A CT scanner has been described as a large donut, with ... still on the table while
the scan is being ... CT scans take longer than regular x-rays, and you ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/moreinformation/lungcancerpreventionandearlydetection/lung-cancer-prevention-and-early-detection-exams-and-tests