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Diagnosis

If there is any reason to suspect colon or rectal cancer, based on symptoms or screening tests, your doctor may order additional testing such as:

Blood test:
People with colorectal cancer often become anemic because of bleeding from the tumor.

Biopsy:
The doctor will remove a small piece of tissue and send it to the lab where it is examined under a microscope to see if cancer is present.

Ultrasound:
You will simply lie back on a table while a kind of wand is moved over your skin, using ultrasound waves to produce a picture of the inside of your body.

CT scan (computed tomography):
CT scan uses x-rays to take detailed pictures.

MRI (magnetic resonance imaging):
MRI displays a cross-section of the body using radio waves and strong magnets.

Angiography:
Angiography takes place by moving a tube through a blood vessel. Then a dye is injected and a series of x-ray pictures is taken.

 

Locations

Regional Cancer Center
Presence Medical Group
Main Hospital
Occupational Health Services
Outpatient Rehab / Health Institute
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Medical Services

Behavioral Health
Cancer
Cardiovascular
Diabetes
eICU - enhanced ICU
Emergency
Home Care / Hospice
Imaging/Radiology
Massage Therapy
Maternity
Nutrition
Occupational Health
Orthopedics
Sleep Disorders
Stroke Center
Surgery
Rehabilitation
Women and Children

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