Tests and diagnosis


Has your doctor recommended a colonoscopy? Here's what you need to know about preparation and the exam itself.

Genetic testing

Genetic testing is used to detect altered genes that may cause illness or disease. Although genetic testing can offer important health information, it has limitations.


Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.

Upper endoscopy

Find out what to expect during your endoscopy exam.


Urinalysis can be used to assess your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.

Treatments and drugs

Oophorectomy (ovary removal surgery)

Find out how to prepare and what to expect from surgery to remove one or both ovaries.

Mar. 10, 2012