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What does a bone scan for Ewing's sarcoma consist of?

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A bone scan is used to find out whether cancer cells are in your bones. A small amount of radioactive dye is injected into one of your veins. The dye will collect in the bones that have tumors. When you lie beneath a bone scanner, the doctor will be able to detect where the radioactive dye has gathered.

From: What Is Ewing's Sarcoma? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: “Ewing sarcoma.”

Harvard Health Publications: “Ewing’s Sarcoma.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Ewing Sarcoma in Adults.”

U.S. National Library of Medicine: “Ewing sarcoma.”

Mayo Clinic: “Ewing’s sarcoma,” “MRI.”

National Cancer Institute: “Ewing Sarcoma Treatment -- Patient Version.”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 13, 2019

SOURCES:

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: “Ewing sarcoma.”

Harvard Health Publications: “Ewing’s Sarcoma.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Ewing Sarcoma in Adults.”

U.S. National Library of Medicine: “Ewing sarcoma.”

Mayo Clinic: “Ewing’s sarcoma,” “MRI.”

National Cancer Institute: “Ewing Sarcoma Treatment -- Patient Version.”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 13, 2019

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