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Leukemia - Chronic Lymphocytic - CLL - Diagnosis

ON THIS PAGE: You will find a list of the common tests, procedures, and scans that doctors can use to find out what’s wrong and identify the cause of the problem. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.

Doctors use many tests to diagnose leukemia and find out more about the disease. Some tests may also determine which treatments may be the most effective.

This list describes options for diagnosing CLL, and not all tests listed will be used for every person. Your doctor may consider these factors when choosing a diagnostic test:

Neuroblastoma - Childhood - Diagnosis

ON THIS PAGE: You will find a list of the common tests, procedures, and scans that doctors can use to find out what’s wrong and identify the cause of the problem. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.

Doctors use many tests to diagnose cancer and find out if it has spread to another part of the body, called metastasis. Some tests may also determine which treatments may be the most effective.

For most tumors, a biopsy is the only way to make a definitive diagnosis of cancer.

Lymphoma - Hodgkin - Childhood - Diagnosis

ON THIS PAGE: You will find a list of the common tests, procedures, and scans that doctors can use to find out what’s wrong and identify the cause of the problem. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.

Doctors use many tests to diagnose cancer and find out if it has spread to another part of the body, called metastasis. Some tests may also determine which treatments may be the most effective. For most types of cancer, a biopsy is the only way to make a definitive diagnosis of cancer. Imaging tests may be used to find out whether the cancer has spread.

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