Symptoms & Signs
- Fever (can occur)
- Pain at the site of the tumor
- Swelling at the site of the tumor (occasionally)
Diagnosis & Tests
If a tumor is suspected, tests to locate the primary tumor and any spread (metastasis) often include:
- Biopsy of the tumor
- Bone scan
- Chest x-ray
- CT scan of the chest
- Skeletal x-ray
Review Date : 3/21/2008
Reviewed By : Stephen Grund, MD, PhD, Chief of Hematology/Oncology and Director of the George Bray Cancer Center at New Britain General Hospital, New Britain, CT. Review provided byVeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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