Diagnostics Tests A-Z

At Essex Cancer Research, we understand the importance of timely and accurate diagnostic tests in the early detection and treatment of cancer. Our Diagnostics Tests A-Z resource provides comprehensive information on a wide range of diagnostic tests used in the diagnosis and monitoring of various types of cancer.

From blood tests and imaging scans to biopsies and genetic tests, our A-Z guide covers the full spectrum of diagnostic procedures, explaining their purpose, procedure, and significance in cancer diagnosis and treatment planning. Whether you’re a patient, caregiver, or healthcare professional, our aim is to empower you with knowledge and understanding to navigate the diagnostic process with confidence.

Use our Diagnostics Tests A-Z resource to learn more about specific tests, understand what to expect during the diagnostic process, and find answers to common questions about cancer diagnostics. Knowledge is a powerful tool in the fight against cancer, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

Explore our Diagnostics Tests A-Z resource today and take control of your cancer journey.

A – Angiography
B – Biopsy
C – Computed tomography (CT) scan
D – Digital rectal examination (DRE)
E – Endoscopy
F – Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
G – Genetic testing
H – Histopathology
I – Imaging tests (e.g., X-ray, MRI, PET scan)
J – Joint aspiration (arthrocentesis)
K – Karyotyping
L – Liquid biopsy
M – Mammography
N – Nuclear medicine scans (e.g., bone scan, thyroid scan)
O – Oncotype DX test
P – Pap smear
Q – Quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR)
R – Retrograde pyelography
S – Serology
T – Tumour markers
U – Ultrasound
V – Virtual colonoscopy (CT colonography)
W – Western blot
X – X-ray
Y – Yeast two-hybrid screening
Z – Zinc protoporphyrin test

This list includes a variety of diagnostic tests commonly used in the detection, diagnosis, and monitoring of cancer. Keep in mind that not all tests may be applicable to every type or stage of cancer, and diagnostic approaches are individualised based on a variety of factors.

Diagnostics Tests A-Z

At Essex Cancer Research, we understand the importance of timely and accurate diagnostic tests in the early detection and treatment of cancer. Our Diagnostics Tests A-Z resource provides comprehensive information on a wide range of diagnostic tests used in the diagnosis and monitoring of various types of cancer.

From blood tests and imaging scans to biopsies and genetic tests, our A-Z guide covers the full spectrum of diagnostic procedures, explaining their purpose, procedure, and significance in cancer diagnosis and treatment planning. Whether you’re a patient, caregiver, or healthcare professional, our aim is to empower you with knowledge and understanding to navigate the diagnostic process with confidence.

Use our Diagnostics Tests A-Z resource to learn more about specific tests, understand what to expect during the diagnostic process, and find answers to common questions about cancer diagnostics. Knowledge is a powerful tool in the fight against cancer, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

Explore our Diagnostics Tests A-Z resource today and take control of your cancer journey.

A – Angiography
B – Biopsy
C – Computed tomography (CT) scan
D – Digital rectal examination (DRE)
E – Endoscopy
F – Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
G – Genetic testing
H – Histopathology
I – Imaging tests (e.g., X-ray, MRI, PET scan)
J – Joint aspiration (arthrocentesis)
K – Karyotyping
L – Liquid biopsy
M – Mammography
N – Nuclear medicine scans (e.g., bone scan, thyroid scan)
O – Oncotype DX test
P – Pap smear
Q – Quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR)
R – Retrograde pyelography
S – Serology
T – Tumour markers
U – Ultrasound
V – Virtual colonoscopy (CT colonography)
W – Western blot
X – X-ray
Y – Yeast two-hybrid screening
Z – Zinc protoporphyrin test

This list includes a variety of diagnostic tests commonly used in the detection, diagnosis, and monitoring of cancer. Keep in mind that not all tests may be applicable to every type or stage of cancer, and diagnostic approaches are individualised based on a variety of factors.