A lymphoscintigraphy scan is performed on patients diagnosed with breast cancer and melanoma. In conjuctuion with a surgical procedure, a lymphoscintigraphy scan helps define lymph node groups. The purpose of the exam is to help plan surgery and lead to minimal surgical interventions. There is no preparation for this exam.
What to expect
Your images will be read by a board-certified radiologist and the report will be sent to your doctor.
To schedule an exam please call 401-793-4480. For more information about general nuclear medicine at The Miriam Hospital, call 401-793-4118 or e-mail email@example.com.