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Oncoscint scan

Oncoscint scan

Oncoscint scan: An oncoscint scan is used to discover recurrent colorectal or ovarian cancer at an early stage. Radiolabeled-antibodies specific for certain tumor cell markers are injected into the patient and detected by a scintillation camera that records the radioactive cells and pinpoints the tumor location.

Oncoscint scan: Other Names

Other names for Oncoscint scan include:

  • Immunoscintigraphy
  • Indium-111 scan

Symptoms Associated with Oncoscint scan

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Oncoscint scan:

  • Elevated blood tumor markers (e.g. CA-125)

Diseases Associated with Oncoscint scan

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Oncoscint scan:

Basic Information: Oncoscint scan

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Oncoscint scan' may be involved.

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