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radionuclide bone scan

[ray-dee-oh-NOO-klide] see bone scan.

Nuclear scans

... the shape of a tumor, radionuclide scans are used ... Bone scans look for cancers
that may have spread ... metastasized) from other places to the bones. ...

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

How is bone cancer diagnosed?

... will need to lie still on the table while the scan is being ... Radionuclide bone
scans. This procedure helps show if a cancer has spread to other bones. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bonecancer/detailedguide/bone-cancer-diagnosis

Bone Cancer

... will need to lie still on the table while the scan is being ... Radionuclide bone
scans This procedure helps show if a cancer has spread to other bones. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003086-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... radionuclide bone scan Search [ray-dee-oh-NOO-klide]. see bone scan. ... certain
types of cancer (often cancers that have spread to the bones). ...

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

Imaging (Radiology) Tests

... than just the shape of a tumor, radionuclide scans are used for ... Bone scans
look for ... may have spread (metastasized) from other places to the bones. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003177-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... medicine scan Search. also called a radionuclide scan. ... scans are types of
nuclear medicine scans. See also bone scan, imaging tests, positron ...

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

Computed tomography scan

... The image shows your bones, organs, and soft tissues more ... 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

Radiographic studies (regular x-rays and contrast studies)

... Dense tissues such as bones block most radiation, but soft ... high amounts of
radiation, such as bone, show up ... but now CT and MRI scans are most ...

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

Categories of some common imaging tests

... series”. Bone scan: see “Nuclear scans”. Gastrointestinal series: see
“Radiographic studies – Upper and lower GI series”. ...

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

How are lung carcinoid tumors diagnosed?

... Radionuclide scans. ... may be done if imaging tests such as a CT scan suggest
that ... lighted tube is inserted behind the sternum (breast bone) and in ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/lung-carcinoid-tumor-diagnosis