Childhood Liver Cancer: Tests
Tests for Childhood Liver Cancer
Tests that examine the and the are used to detect (find) and diagnose .
The following tests and procedures may be used:
Physical exam and history: An exam of the body to check general signs of health, including checking for signs of disease, such as lumps or anything else that seems unusual. A history of the patient’s health habits and past illnesses and will also be taken. Serum marker test: A procedure in which a sample is checked to measure the amounts of certain substances released into the by , , or in the body. Certain substances are linked to specific types of when found in increased levels in the …