Tests and Procedures

Learn about the most common diagnostic tests and what to expect before, during, and after them. Information about diagnostic tests for a specific type of cancer can be found in a separate area of this website.

Breast MRI

Learn about what a breast MRI is used for and how it is done.

MUGA Scan

Test for checking if the lower chambers of heart are pumping blood properly

Pap Test

Procedure to find changes in cells that can lead to cervical cancer

Sigmoidoscopy

Test to examine the lower part of the large intestine

Tumor Marker Tests

Types of tests that look for substances made by cells in the body in response to cancer

Upper Endoscopy

Used to examine the esophagus, stomach, and top of small intestine