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Diagnostic tests

Using state-of-the-art technology to deliver an accurate diagnosis

An accurate and detailed diagnosis is essential to identifying and creating an effective treatment plan, and it significantly increases your survival rate. At Novant Health UVA Health System, our sophisticated diagnostic services use state-of-the-art technology to provide an early and accurate diagnosis that is used to create a customized cancer treatment plan. Some of the services we specialize in include:

  • X-ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Mammography
  • Computerized tomography scan (CT scan)
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT)
Learn more about imaging services

Specialized screenings and diagnostics for all types of cancer

Understanding that no two cancers are alike, our team of expert radiologists use state-of-the-art imaging technology to provide an accurate diagnosis and evaluation that is specific to your condition. We specialize in diagnosing a wide range of cancers including breast, colorectal, lung and prostate. Some of the diagnostic services we provide include:

  • Screening mammogram
  • Diagnostic mammogram
  • Breast MRI
  • Breast ultrasound
  • 3D breast tomosynthesis
  • MRI
  • CT
  • PET/ CT
  • Stereotactic needle biopsy
  • Prostate MRI
  • Biopsy
  • Digital rectal examination (DRE)
  • Fecal occult blood test
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Barium enema
  • CEA assay
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracotomy
  • Cystoscopy

At Novant Health UVA Health System, we are also committed to providing our community with education about cancer prevention and detection. We offer educational seminars focused on topics such as breast cancer and prostate cancer. For a full list of events, please visit our online calendar.