Chest Radiography (Chest X-Ray, CXR)

Why its done Chest x-ray is used to diagnose cancer, tuberculosis (MTB) and other lung diseases, and disorders of the mediastinum and bony thorax. The chest x-ray provides a record of the sequential progress or development of a disease. It can also be use to give...

Who qualifies to really have the TCu380A IUD?

Read Intrauterine devices (IUD) first. Lactating ladies or after delivery however, not after 4 weeks Ladies with liver disease, hepatitis or using medicines that affect the liver Women with breast tumor, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, background of ischemic...

Staging bladder cancer using the TNM system

Read Bladder Cancer First. T0 ; No tumor in specimen collected Tis ; Carcinoma in situ ( CIS) Ta: Noninvasive papillary carcinoma T1: Tumor invades lamina propria T2: Tumor invades muscle T2a: Invades superficial muscularis propria T2b: Invades deep muscularis propria...

Epidemiology of breast cancer

Read Breast Cancer first. It is estimated that, worldwide, more than 1 million new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed yearly. The incidence and death rates for breast cancer differ between races but the rates are more common in the Western nations and lowest among...

What are some of the tests done in lung cancer?

Read lung cancer and How do those with lung cancer present first. The most important examination at the early stage is plain chest x-ray. Other tests include the endoscopic studies CT scan of the chest MRI of the chest Tissue biopsy ( done during the endoscopy)...