What is the preferred modality for renal cell carcinoma (RCC) imaging?

Updated: Dec 13, 2018
  • Author: Deborah A Baumgarten, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Eugene C Lin, MD  more...
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The preferred method of imaging renal cell carcinomas is dedicated renal computed tomography (CT). In most cases, this single examination can detect and stage RCC and provide information for surgical planning. [1, 2, 3]


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