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Tests & Treatments

The following tests and treatments are some of the most common tests and treatments offered by specialists in this area. These specialists offer many other advanced tests and treatments for a wide range of medical problems. Please call (888) 352-RUSH (7874) if you have questions about specific tests or treatments not listed here.

  • A bone scan is a test where radioactive material is injected to image bones in the body. It is used to diagnose bone conditions or to see whether treatment for bone cancer is working.
  • Chemotherapy uses drugs to destroy cancer cells or to slow down their growth.
  • Integrative medicine is the use of complementary therapies, such as acupuncture, counseling and massage, to manage disease symptoms or treatment side effects.
  • Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that uses radiation to kill tumors or keep them from growing. It can also help relieve cancer symptoms.