ASIAN CANCER INSTITUTE

ASIAN CANCER INSTITUTE

SERVICES
TYPE OF PROCEDURE
PROCEDURE TIME
PATIENT PREPARATION
REQUIREMENT OF PROCEDURE
Breast UltrasoundRoutine Procedure30 to 45 minutesBest time to do the procedure on the seventh to 10th day from the first day of menstruationDoctor's referral/patient's request
Breast MammogramRoutine Procedure
20 to 30 minutesUse of deodorant, powder at the axilla and chest area is prohibited during the day of the procedureDoctor's referral/patient's request with validation when was the last time they had their mammogram
Pap SmearRoutine Procedure
30 minutesEmpty bladderDoctor's prescription
ColposcopySpecial Procedure45 minutesEmpty bladder
Doctor's prescription
Lung Cancer ScreeningSpecial Procedure
30 minutesNone, by appointmentCT Scan of the lungs without contrast and without DF
Prostate ScreeningRoutine Procedure31 minutesNone, Monday to Friday at Nuclear MedicineDoctor's prescription
Cervical ScreeningRoutine Procedure
30 minutesNone, by appointmentDoctor's prescription
CT SimulationSpecial ProcedureOne hourDepending on doctor's requestCT simulation orders
TomoTherapyRoutine Procedure15 to 20 minutesDepending on doctor's requestPrescription of dosage from Radiology Oncologist
BrachytherapySpecial ProcedureThree (3) to five (5) hoursNPO (nothing by mouth) six to eight hours, clearance from Cardiologist, Pulmonologist, and AnesthesiologistClearance from Cardiologist, Pulmonologist, and Anesthesiologist
Nasal (ENT -Ear, Nose, and Throat) EndoscopySpecial Procedure10 to 20 minutesNone, by appointmentDoctor's referral/patients request