Tag Archive: Cancer

Diagnostics 101: CT Scan

CT scan or CAT scan is Computerized (or Computed) Tomography which works the same way as an X-Ray – only that the images taken are more enhanced and detailed, thus making it more accurate. The CT scanner is like a large doughnut-shaped machine with an attached long table where a…
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A Lung Metastasis?

In Oncology, any lesion discovered in the body of a cancer patient is considered malignant unless proven otherwise! This is to ensure that interventions are done urgently. No dilly-dallying, especially if there is already a history of a recurrence. Such is my case. A chest X-ray done last week came…
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