When a breast cancer has been diagnosed, some people have a CT scan of their chest and tummy abdomen to stage the breast cancer. Staging tells the doctor how big a cancer is and whether it has spread. Knowing the stage helps your doctor decide which treatment you need. The symptoms could be due to other medical conditions though. The computer puts them together to make a 3 dimensional 3D image.
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CT scans are most often an outpatient procedure. The scan is painless and takes about 10 to 30 minutes. CT scans show a slice, or cross-section, of the body. The image shows your bones, organs, and soft tissues more clearly than standard x-rays.
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At monthly meetings, it addresses the design, prioritization, and evaluation of concepts for phase 2 and phase 3 treatment trials in adult breast cancer. View the BCSC member roster. CTPMs are held periodically and focus on specific clinical trial related topics.
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