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bronchoscopy

[brong-kah-skuh-pee] an exam in which a doctor looks at the inner lining of the bronchi and smaller airways in the lungs using a thin, flexible, lighted tube that goes down the throat. This instrument is called a bronchoscope. See also bronchus.

What's new in non-small cell lung cancer research and ...

... First, CT scans are used to create a virtual bronchoscopy. The abnormal area
is identified, and a computer helps guide a bronchoscope to the area ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer-new-research

What's new in small cell lung cancer research and treatment?

... Also known as autofluorescence bronchoscopy, this technique may help doctors
find ... For this test, the doctor inserts a bronchoscope through the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-smallcell/detailedguide/small-cell-lung-cancer-new-research

What's new in small cell lung cancer research?

... Fluorescence bronchoscopy (also known as autofluorescence bronchoscopy)
is a method ... For this test, the doctor puts a bronchoscope through the ...

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

What's new in non-small cell lung cancer research?

... Fluorescence bronchoscopy is a method that may help doctors find some lung ...
For this test, the doctor inserts a bronchoscope through the mouth or ...

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

How is Kaposi sarcoma diagnosed?

... If the doctor sees an abnormal area that might be KS, it can be biopsied through
the bronchoscope. Bronchoscopy with biopsies can also be used ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kaposisarcoma/detailedguide/kaposi-sarcoma-diagnosis

How is non-small cell lung cancer diagnosed?

... Bronchoscopy: A lighted, flexible tube (called a bronchoscope) is passed
through the mouth or nose and into the larger airways of the lungs. ...

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

How is small cell lung cancer diagnosed?

... Bronchoscopy: A lighted, flexible tube (called a bronchoscope) is passed
through the mouth or nose and into the larger airways of the lungs. ...

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

Palliative procedures for non-small cell lung cancer ...

... A special laser light on the end of the bronchoscope is aimed at the tumor ... The
dead cells are then removed a few days later during a bronchoscopy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer-treating-palliative

How is non-small cell lung cancer diagnosed?

... Bronchoscopy can help the doctor find some tumors or blockages in the ... exam,
a lighted, flexible fiber-optic tube (called a bronchoscope) is passed ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer-diagnosis

Other local treatments for non-small cell lung cancer

... A special laser light on the end of the bronchoscope is aimed at the tumor ... The
dead cells are then removed a few days later during a bronchoscopy. ...

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