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Tests you may have

  • Many of the tests used to diagnose stomach cancer are also used to find esophageal cancer. If your health care provider suspects either cancer, you may have one or more of these tests:

    expand to learn more Biopsy

    expand to learn more EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy) with biopsy

    expand to learn more Endoscopic ultrasound

    expand to learn more Upper GI series

    expand to learn more Thoracic CT scan

    expand to learn more PET scan

    expand to learn more Bronchoscopy

    expand to learn more Other diagnostic tests

  • Source: Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; American Cancer Society; National Cancer Institute
    Reviewed by: Daniel Dunn, MD, medical director, Virginia Piper Cancer Institute Esophageal and Gastric Cancer Program
    First published: 10/29/2009
    Last reviewed: 10/29/2009