Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Cancer of the Renal Pelvis Evaluation

The evaluation of transitional cell carcinoma begins with a medical history and physical examination.

Physical exam in someone with transitional cell carcinoma is usually normal.

Tests are necessary to make the diagnosis of transitional cell carcinoma.

Tests that may be used to evaluate transitional cell carcinoma include:

Additional tests that may be used to evaluate transitional cell carcinoma include:

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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