Some cancers are diagnosed during routine screening examinations example: Breast Cancer by Mammography, Cervix cancer by PAP smear test, Colon Cancer by Colonoscopy. These are usually tests that are routinely done at a certain age. Many cancers are discovered when you present to your health care professional with specific symptoms.
A physical exam and medical history
Complete Blood Count, Renal Function Test, Liver Function Test, Serum HIV, Serum HbsAg
Imaging studies: X-rays, USG, CT scan, MRI scans, PET-CT Scan
Endoscopy for visualization of tissues in the intestinal tract, throat, bronchi, Intestine
Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC): Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) entails using a narrow gauge...
This advanced nuclear imaging technique combines positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT)...