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cystoscopy

[sis-tah-skuh-pee] a procedure that looks at the inside of the urethra and bladder with a thin, flexible, lighted tube called a cystoscope. See also bladder, cystoscope, urethra.

How is bladder cancer diagnosed?

... If bladder cancer is suspected, doctors will recommend a cystoscopy. For this
exam, a urologist places a cystoscope – a slender tube with a light ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bladdercancer/detailedguide/bladder-cancer-diagnosis

New Urine Test Helps Find Bladder Cancer Recurrences

... The test was used along with cystoscopy, a visual exam of the bladder using
a long lighted tube. ... It found only 3 of the 9 cancers cystoscopy missed. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/new-urine-test-helps-find-bladder-cancer-recurrences

How is bladder cancer found?

... Cystoscopy: A cystoscope is a thin tube with a lens and a light on the end.
The doctor puts it into the bladder through the urethra. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bladdercancer/overviewguide/bladder-cancer-overview-diagnosed

New Hope for Patients with Bladder Cancer

... through the cystoscope. That raises an intriguing question: what would happen
if the test was done repeatedly over time, even with cystoscopy? ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2006/01/18/new-hope-for-patients-with-bladder-cancer.aspx

Surgery for bladder cancer

... Cancer can also be destroyed using a high-energy laser through the cystoscope. ...
to burn small tumors that are seen during cystoscopy (rather than ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bladdercancer/detailedguide/bladder-cancer-treating-surgery

What will happen after treatment for bladder cancer?

... During these visits, your doctors will ask questions about any problems you
are having and may do exams (such as cystoscopy), lab tests (such as ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bladdercancer/detailedguide/bladder-cancer-after-follow-up

How is cancer of the cervix found?

... Cystoscopy, proctoscopy, and exam under anesthesia. ... In cystoscopy a thin
tube with a lens and a light is put into the bladder through the urethra. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/overviewguide/cervical-cancer-overview-diagnosis

How are cervical cancers and pre-cancers diagnosed?

... Cystoscopy, proctoscopy, and examination under anesthesia. These
are most often done in women who have large tumors. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/detailedguide/cervical-cancer-diagnosis

Treatment of bladder cancer by stage

... treatment options. All of these are based on the results of exams,
cystoscopy, and imaging tests. Stage 0. Stage 0 bladder ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bladdercancer/detailedguide/bladder-cancer-treating-by-stage

Bladder Cancer

... If bladder cancer is suspected, doctors will recommend a cystoscopy. For this
exam, a urologist places a cystoscope – a slender tube with a light ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003085-pdf.pdf