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SA Onc/Hem Labs&Rad

SA Oncology & Hematology Labs and Radiology

CBC Complete Blood Count
WBC White Blood Cells or Leukocytes
Hgb Hemoglobin
Hct Hematocrit
Plt Platelets or Thrombocytes
RBC Red Blood Cells or Erythrocytes
Na Sodium
K Potassium
BUN Blood Urea Nitrogen
Creat Creatinine
Glu Glucose
Renal Function Tests BUN, Creat
LFTs Liver Function Tests
TIBC Total Iron Binding Capacity
Iron Panel Serum Iron, TIBC, Ferritin
PT Protime/Prothrombin Time
PTT Partial Thromboplastin Time
INR International Normalized Ratio
Coagulation Studies PT, PTT, INR
TSH Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
CRP C-reactive Protein
ESR Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
Inflammation Labs CRP, ESR
Sepsis Labs CBC, Lactate, Blood Cx
IEP Immunoelectorphoresis; tests for monoclonal gammopathy, multiple myeloma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Bone Marrow Biopsy Instrumental in diagnosing leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and other cancers
Flow Cytometry Helps diagnose lymphocytic leukemia
FISH flourescent in situ hybridization; helps diagnose leukemia/lymphoma
BRCA1, BRCA2 Genetic testing; if positive, indicative of higher risk for breast, ovarian, follopian, and peritoneal cancers.
CEA Carcinoembyonic Antigen; can be elevated with colon cancer or in smokers. Further testing needed.
CA125 Can be elevated in ovarian cancer. Further testing needed.
CA 27.29 Can be elevated in breast cancer. Further testing needed.
PSA Prostate Specific Antigen. Can be elevated in those with prostate cancer. Further testing needed.
ER/PR Estrogen Receptor, Progesterone Receptor. If positive, patient may benefit from anti-hormone therapy.
HER-2/neu If positive, cancer is treatable with trastuzumab
Mammaprint, Oncotype Dx Genetic panels that test for chance of recurrence of cancer
KRAS A particular mutation warranting specific treatment, often in colon cancer patients.
X-rays Primarily used to evaluate bones in the body.
CT scan Computed tomography scan. Used to evaluate bones and tissues in the body.
PET scan Positron emission tomography scan. Used to evaluate for presence of cancer versus inflammation in the body.
MRI scan Magnetic resonance imaging. Typically of the brain - useful in evaluating for brain metastasis.
MUGA scan Multiple-gate acquisition scan. Usually used to evaluate baseline cardiac function, especially prior to giving cardiotoxic chemotherapy - LIKE ADRIAMYCIN!
US Ultrasound. Uses high frequency sound waves to generate real time images - evaluates flow over time.
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