Early detection is possible through self-examination followed by Clinical Examination by the expert who may ask for one or more of the following examinations:

- Computerized Axial Tomography (CAT) Scan

- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scan

- Ultrasound

- Mammography

- X-ray

- Endoscopy

- Nuclear Medicine

Cytological Examinations for confirmation.

- Exfoliative Cytology

- Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC)

- Biopsy examination


Method of treatment depends upon the site and type of cancer. Normally three methods are used:

- Surgery

- Chemotherapy

- Radiotherapy

Some times alone or in combination are advocated for treatment.