Screening is a way to evaluate people without symptoms to determine if they are at risk for cancer or have already developed cancer.
- Assessment of your medical history and lifestyle habits that may increase your risk of kidney cancer
- Tests to identify early signs of kidney cancer
CT scan —This is a type of x-ray that uses a computer to produce cross-sectional images of the inside of the body.
MRI scan —This test uses magnetic waves to produce images of the inside of the body. Using a large magnet, radio waves, and a computer, an MRI produces 2D and 3D pictures.
- Reviewer: Mohei Abouzied, MD
- Review Date: 09/2012 -
- Update Date: 00/93/2012 -