diagnosis

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 >>
February 11, 2020 · Brielle Gregory, ASCO staff
Getting a bone scan? Here’s what to know about how the test works and why it’s an important tool in detecting cancer. 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 >>
Highlights from the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium
January 17, 2017 · Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff
At the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, new research will be presented that may help improve the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer, esophageal cancer, and rectal cancer. Read More >>

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