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Tests & Procedures

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Diagnostic/Biopsy Procedures
general info on biopsy • bronchoscopy • fine needle aspiration (fna) biopsy • mediastinoscopy • thoracentesis

Laboratory (Lab) Tests
general info on lab tests • blood counts • tumor markers • drug resistance (chemosensitivity) testing

Nuclear Tests
bone scan • neospect scan •pet scan • pet-ct scan • spect scan • v/q (ventilation/perfusion) scan

Ports & Catheters

Pulmonary Function Tests

Radiology Tests & Procedures
ct scan • fluoroscopy • mri scan • x-ray

Miscellaneous Tests & Procedures
lumbar puncture (spinal tap)


 

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