Bone scan is an imaging test which is commonly utilized in cancer detection of lungs, breast and prostate gland.
Bone scan (common for breast, lung and prostate)
A bone scan is performed as an imaging test for detecting cancer in bones. It works by evaluating problems in bones like fractures, pain, arthritis, and infections. Once there are higher levels of calcium in blood, the person is asked to get a bone scan done. It is useful in detecting presence of cancer that is metastasizing to bones yet have different sites of origin like lungs, prostate and breast.
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