Cancer Treatment Centers of America

We're available 24/7
(800) 615-3055

Chat online with us

Chat now

Other ways to contact us

Video
chat
Have us
call you
(800) 615-3055

Have questions? Call (800) 615-3055 to speak to a cancer information specialist.
Or we can call you.

Angiography for spinal cancer

What is angiography?

Our radiologists use angiography to locate tumors in the body, determine if cancer has spread, detect any abnormal blood vessels that may indicate a health risk and determine where to administer cancer therapies.

During the CT scan, X-rays obtain multiple, detailed 3D images of inside the body, specifically the blood vessels, arteries and veins.

Angiography for spinal cancer

During an angiography for spinal cancer, X-rays obtain multiple, detailed 3D images of the blood vessels supplying the spine. This test may be used to plan the surgical resection of a tumor that is near an area of many blood vessels. Sometimes, this test is used to embolize (close off) blood vessels feeding a tumor prior to surgery.

Your browser (Internet Explorer 7) is out of date. Learn how to update your browser.