diagnosis

October 7, 2021 · Sonja Hibbs
Your doctor may recommend a fine needle aspiration biopsy, also called a fine needle biopsy or FNA, to find out if a mass from a scan or examination is cancer. Here, learn what the procedure is, how to prepare, and how it’s used to diagnose cancer. Read More >>
April 1, 2021 · Emily Goodman
Una exploración por TEP-TC es una prueba para detectar el cáncer y conocer su estadio. También se puede utilizar para planificar y evaluar el tratamiento contra el cáncer. Esto es lo que necesita saber para prepararse para una exploración por TEP-TC. Read More >>
March 18, 2021 · ASCO Staff
A biopsy is a valuable procedure for diagnosing and treating cancer. But some people may worry that a biopsy could lead to the cancer spreading. In this post, we discuss how this idea started, and why the benefits of biopsies outweigh the risks. Read More >>
April 30, 2020 · Brielle Gregory, ASCO staff
In this Q&A, Dr. Jessica Geiger discusses a new ASCO guideline on the diagnosis and management of squamous cell carcinoma of unknown primary in the head and neck. Read More >>
April 4, 2019 · Emily Goodman
A PET-CT scan is a test used to find cancer and learn its stage. It can also be used to plan and evaluate cancer treatment. Here is what you need to know to prepare for a PET-CT scan. Read More >>