Physical examination of the body to detect the presence of lumps, lymph nodes or any unusual signs of disease along with a detailed analysis of the patients’ health past illnesses and treatments is crucial to determine the presence of endometrial cancer
Imaging Ultrasonogram (USG): Transabdominal ultrasonogram of the abdomen and pelvis is a safe and simple way of detecting any abnormality in the uterus and ovaries, based on USG findings a biopsy is performed.
Transvaginal ultrasound: In TVS or transvaginal ultrasound, an ultrasound transducer or a probe-like structure is inserted into the vagina which sends high-energy sound waves to the internal tissues and organs like the vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes and bladder.
CT scan: After confirming the diagnosis with biopsy a contrast-enhanced CT scan of the abdomen is performed to gain more detailed information on the tumour.
MRI: MRI is performed on diagnosing the presence of cancer cells in the pelvic region to know about the spread of the disease, which helps in making relevant treatment plans.
PETCT Scan: If initial investigations indicate an advanced stage or recurrence of the disease in people who already if somebody already had endometrial cancer a PETCT scan is done to understand the spread of the disease.