A bone marrow test is used to examine the fluid and tissue in your bone marrow. According to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the test helps determine whether cancer or another disease is affecting blood cells or marrow.
A stress test allows doctors to analyze the level of physical activity you're capable of achieving. The test is normally conducted using a treadmill or bicycle.
Cancer Antigen 15-3, or CA 15-3, is a test used to monitor breast cancer treatment and also breast cancer recurrence.
CEA is a blood test used to help diagnose and manage certain types of cancers.
A chest x-ray can evaluate your lungs, heart, and chest wall. X-rays are normally used to diagnose and monitor various lung conditions, such as pneumonia, emphysema, and cancer.
Prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, is a protein produced by prostate gland cells. The PSA test measures the level of PSA in men's blood.
A Serum Protein Electrophoresis test, or SPEP, measures specific proteins in the blood to help diagnose diseases. The Proactive Health Management Plan uses the SPEP test to diagnose your risk of myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells.
Breast ultrasounds use sound waves to create computer images of the inside of the breast to determine if a lump is solid or filled with fluid. If you are at high risk for breast cancer, are pregnant, or have increased breast density, breast ultrasounds are a powerful and important diagnostic tool.
Thermography detects and records temperature changes on the surface of the skin. Thermography is also used to screen for breast cancer using an infrared thermal camera to take photos of areas exhibiting divergent temperatures.