Key Information

Size and location of primary tumor; relationship of mass to other tissues, such as impingement or extension to another tissue (another organ, skin, muscle, cartilage); constriction of airway or food pathway; involvement of distant sites

  • Chest X-ray
  • CT Imaging
  • Esophagogram
  • Tomograms
  • PET
  • Cine-pharyngoesophagram
  • Bronchogram
  • Thyroid Scan
  • Parotid or Salivary Gland Scan
  • Imaging, Bone
  • Imaging, Brain
  • Sialography
  • Thyroid Sonogram

For more information about imaging, you may visit the following pages in the Diagnostic Tests module: Other Imaging.