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Osteosarcoma Diagnosis: An Overview

If a person has possible osteosarcoma symptoms, the doctor will usually perform a physical exam and ask about the patient's personal and family medical history. The doctor will also typically recommend additional tests and procedures that examine the bone.
 

Tests Used to Make an Osteosarcoma Diagnosis

Exams and tests that are used to make an osteosarcoma diagnosis may include:
 
  • Blood tests
  • X-rays
  • Computed tomography (CT) scan
  • Bone scan
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan
  • Angiogram
  • Biopsy.
     
(Click Bone Cancer Diagnosis for more information on diagnosing osteosarcoma.)
 
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