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immunohistochemistry

[im-yuh-no-his-toe-KEM-iss-tree] lab tests that use man-made antibodies to detect specific chemical antigens in tissues viewed under a microscope. These tests can be used to help detect and classify cancer cells. See also antibody, antigen, monoclonal antibodies.

How is multiple myeloma diagnosed?

... known as FISH). Immunohistochemistry. ... cells they are. But this test can
look at many more cells than immunohistochemistry. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/multiplemyeloma/detailedguide/multiple-myeloma-diagnosis

How is non-Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosed?

... diagnosis. Immunohistochemistry. In this ... cells they are. But this test can
look at many more cells than immunohistochemistry. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphoma/detailedguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-diagnosis

How is lymphoma of the skin diagnosed?

... diagnosis. Immunohistochemistry. In this ... cells they are. But this test can
look at many more cells than immunohistochemistry. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lymphomaoftheskin/detailedguide/lymphoma-of-the-skin-diagnosed

FDA Approves New Test to Identify Herceptin Candidates

... out if a patient's cancer is HER2-positive and will likely respond to Herceptin:
fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) and immunohistochemistry (IHC ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/fda-approves-new-test-to-identify-herceptin-candidates

How is non-Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosed in children?

... diagnosis. Immunohistochemistry. In ... they are. But this test can look
at many more cells than immunohistochemistry can. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphomainchildren/detailedguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-in-children-diagnosis

How is acute lymphocytic leukemia diagnosed?

... Flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry: Flow cytometry tests look for certain
substances on the surface of cells that help identify what types of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-acutelymphocyticallinadults/detailedguide/leukemia-acute-lymphocytic-diagnosis

Multiple Myeloma

... The aspirate may also be sent for other tests, including immunohistochemistry
and flow cytometry, and chromosome analyses, including karyotype ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003121-pdf.pdf

How is acute myeloid leukemia diagnosed?

... Flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry. Flow cytometry is often used
to look at the cells from bone marrow and blood samples. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-acutemyeloidaml/detailedguide/leukemia-acute-myeloid-myelogenous-diagnosed

How is childhood leukemia diagnosed?

... not cause ALL cells to change colors. Flow cytometry and
immunohistochemistry. Flow cytometry is used to test the cells ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemiainchildren/detailedguide/childhood-leukemia-diagnosis

Cancer Glossary

... immunohistochemistry Search [im-yuh-no-his-toe-KEM-iss-tree]. lab tests that
use man-made antibodies to detect specific chemical antigens in ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=i