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How is fallopian tube cancer diagnosed?

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Your doctor will first ask about your symptoms and your family medical history. The doctor might gently press on your belly to feel for any lumps or tender spots.

You might have one or more of these tests:

  • Pelvic exam
  • Ultrasound
  • CT, or computed tomography, scan
  • MRI
  • Biopsy
  • CA125 test

From: What Is Fallopian Tube Cancer? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Cancer.net: "Caring for the Symptoms of Cancer and its Treatment."

Cancer Research UK: "Fallopian tube cancer."

MD Anderson Cancer Center: "Fallopian Tube Cancer."

OncoLink: "All About Fallopian Tube Cancer."

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance: "Fertility and Fertility Preservation."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on August 09, 2017

SOURCES:

Cancer.net: "Caring for the Symptoms of Cancer and its Treatment."

Cancer Research UK: "Fallopian tube cancer."

MD Anderson Cancer Center: "Fallopian Tube Cancer."

OncoLink: "All About Fallopian Tube Cancer."

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance: "Fertility and Fertility Preservation."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on August 09, 2017

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