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Scans and cancerSScans and cancerScans and cancerEnglishOncologyPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)BodyNATestsPre-teen (9-12 years) Teen (13-15 years) Late Teen (16-18 years)NA2019-09-03T04:00:00Z6.6000000000000075.6000000000000267.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<h2>Fast facts about scans</h2><ul><li><a href="/Article?contentid=3443&language=English">X-rays</a>, <a href="/Article?contentid=3445&language=English">ultrasounds</a>, <a href="/Article?contentid=3446&language=English">MRIs</a>, <a href="/Article?contentid=3444&language=English">CT scans</a>, <a href="/Article?contentid=3447&language=English">PET scans</a> and <a href="/Article?contentid=3448&language=English">bone scans</a> are all a type of test called a scan. </li><li>Scans take pictures of the inside of your body. </li><li>Each scan uses a different method to take the picture and can get pictures of different body parts.</li><li>Scans don’t hurt. But they can be loud and sometimes staying still can be hard or uncomfortable. Sometimes, you may need to have an IV (intravenous) as part of the scan. An IV is a thin, flexible, plastic tube that stays in your vein for up to a few days, usually in your arm or hand. The IV can be connected to a bigger tube through which you can be given special medications called dyes (to make certain body parts show up better on a scan) or fluids.</li><li>Scans are done by a radiologist, a doctor who is an expert in tests that produce pictures of the inside of the body. A technologist (a person who is trained to use the machines that take the scans) will help the radiologist to do the scans. </li></ul>
Les examens de tomodensitométrieLLes examens de tomodensitométrieScansFrenchOncologyPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)BodyNATestsPre-teen (9-12 years) Teen (13-15 years) Late Teen (16-18 years)NA2018-09-22T04:00:00Z000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<h2>Faits éclairs sur les examens de tomodensitométrie</h2><ul><li>Les radiographies, les échographies, les IRM, les tomodensitogrammes, les TEP et les scintigraphies osseuses font tous partie d'un type d'examens appelé des examens de tomodensitométrie.</li><li>Ces examens photographient l'intérieur de ton corps.</li><li>Chacun utilise une façon différente d'obtenir le cliché et peut obtenir des clichés de différentes parties du corps.</li><li>Les examens de tomodensitométrie sont indolores. Ils peuvent toutefois être bruyants, et il est parfois difficile ou inconfortable de ne pas bouger. Certains examens exigent une injection intraveineuse (IV). Ceci est un tube intraveineux en plastique mince et souple qui demeure dans ta veine pendant quelques jours, habituellement dans ton bras ou dans ta main. Ce peut être raccordé à un tube plus grand par lequel il est possible d'injecter des médicaments spéciaux appelés des colorants (certaines parties du corps sont ainsi plus visibles à l'examen) ou des liquides.</li><li>Les examens de tomodensitométrie sont effectués par un radiologiste, un médecin qui se spécialise dans les examens qui photographient l'intérieur du corps. Un technologue (une personne ayant suivi la formation pour utiliser les appareils servant à l'examen) aidera le radiologiste à effectuer les examens.</li></ul>

 

 

 

 

Scans and cancer3442.00000000000Scans and cancerScans and cancerSEnglishOncologyPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)BodyNATestsPre-teen (9-12 years) Teen (13-15 years) Late Teen (16-18 years)NA2019-09-03T04:00:00Z6.6000000000000075.6000000000000267.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<h2>Fast facts about scans</h2><ul><li><a href="/Article?contentid=3443&language=English">X-rays</a>, <a href="/Article?contentid=3445&language=English">ultrasounds</a>, <a href="/Article?contentid=3446&language=English">MRIs</a>, <a href="/Article?contentid=3444&language=English">CT scans</a>, <a href="/Article?contentid=3447&language=English">PET scans</a> and <a href="/Article?contentid=3448&language=English">bone scans</a> are all a type of test called a scan. </li><li>Scans take pictures of the inside of your body. </li><li>Each scan uses a different method to take the picture and can get pictures of different body parts.</li><li>Scans don’t hurt. But they can be loud and sometimes staying still can be hard or uncomfortable. Sometimes, you may need to have an IV (intravenous) as part of the scan. An IV is a thin, flexible, plastic tube that stays in your vein for up to a few days, usually in your arm or hand. The IV can be connected to a bigger tube through which you can be given special medications called dyes (to make certain body parts show up better on a scan) or fluids.</li><li>Scans are done by a radiologist, a doctor who is an expert in tests that produce pictures of the inside of the body. A technologist (a person who is trained to use the machines that take the scans) will help the radiologist to do the scans. </li></ul><h2>Why do I need a scan?</h2><p>Scans are useful because they can help your doctors diagnose your cancer and decide on the right treatment. Scans can show:</p><ul><li>the location and size of a tumour</li><li>the stage of your cancer (whether it has spread) </li><li>where your cancer has spread</li></ul><p>You will continue to have scans after diagnosis. Scans can help your health-care team to see how well your treatment is working.</p><div class="callout2"><p>Remember, your best source of information about scans is your health-care team.</p></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Scans_and_cancer.jpg