Patient Care

Diagnostic Testing

The University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute offers the most advanced tools and techniques to diagnose and treat all types of adult cancer. Imaging tests can aid in diagnosis, staging and treatment planning for various cancers as well as monitoring cancer’s response to medical and surgical treatments.

Some of our imaging services include:

  • Computed tomography (CT) scans
  • Ductography/Galactography
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)
  • Image-guided breast biopsy
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Mammography—3D (Tomosynthesis) and Positron Emission Mammography (PEM)
  • Nuclear imaging 
  • Positron emission testing (PET)
  • Combined PET and CT
  • Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)
  • Radiography
  • Sentinel node mapping for breast cancer staging
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray imaging

For detailed descriptions of each imaging test and its uses, visit the National Cancer Institute website.


Imaging Facilities

Imaging tests are available at the following locations:

UC Health Physicians Office Imaging Center
222 Piedmont Ave., Suite 2100
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
(513) 475-8755

University of Cincinnati Medical Center (formerly University Hospital)
234 Goodman St.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
(513) 584-8378

University Pointe Surgical Hospital Imaging Center
7690 Discovery Drive
West Chester, Ohio
(513) 475-7458

UC Health Varsity Village Imaging Center
2650 Varsity Village Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
(513) 556-4674