Diagnostic Investigations

Diagnostic Investigations

Diagnostic tests and investigations help us accurately diagnose and Plan the cancer treatment. If you come as an outpatient, your physician may request for tests as a part of consultation. GCCDC organizes various diagnostic tests of outpatient, inpatient or Patients attending for daycare, tests that we carry.

Our Medical team performs and investigates various Diagnostic tests at Gulf Coast Cancer and Diagnostic Center that include both Medical imaging and Nuclear Medicine:

GCCDC Diagnostic Imagining and Nuclear Medicine Computed Tomography (CT Scans)

  1. Whole Body Scan
  2. Bone Scan
  3. CT Angiography
  4. Head and Neck
  5. 3D Reconstruction
  6. Spine
  7. Radiation Therapy Planning

Positron emission tomography (PET Scans)

PET assist in avoiding an invasive diagnostic procedure, scans that we perform are;

  1. Bone Imaging – Whole Body PET
  2. Brain Imaging – Metabolic Evaluation PET
  3. Tumor Imaging – Chest/Head/Neck PET
  4. Tumor Imaging – Whole body PET

Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)

  1. Endocrine System
  2. Cardiovascular
  3. Gallium Scan
  4. Gastrointestinal
  5. Genitourinary System
  6. Inflammatory SPECT
  7. Skeletal System
  8. Tumor SPECT

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI Scans)

  1. Whole Body MRI
  2. Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA)
  3. Musculoskeletal
  4. 3D Reconstruction
  5. Spine




  1. Abdomen
  2. Arthrography
  3. Bone Density
  4. Chest
  5. Gastrointestinal Tract
  6. Genitourinary Tract
  7. Head and Neck
  8. Lower and Upper Extremities
  9. Spine

Other Sample testes may also be taken for Pathology investigation such as:

  1. Blood
  2. Urine
  3. Biopsies