When it comes to scanning for cancer, it’s important to understand what the data you’re seeing can and can’t tell you.
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It is also important to note that not every scanner has the capabilities to scan every body part, so it is important to check that your scan is working properly.
The scanner may be able to tell you if you have cancer if you’re looking for any of the following: a red flag: a red light indicates a blood clot is present in the blood stream.
a blue light indicates you have a benign lump on the skin.
an arrow: a white light indicates that there is a vein or a vein blockage.
A blue light is a sign that a vein is not healthy, and is more likely to indicate a blocked vein.
If the scanner detects a vein, you should call your doctor right away.