If you have a symptom or a test result that suggests cancer, your doctor may order additional tests or procedures. The Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute at Bridgeport Hospital provides a range of highly advanced detection services for various gynecologic cancers, including


  • Radiology: Ultrasound, MRI, CT scan, PET scan
  • Diagnostic colposcopy and hysteroscopy
  • Cytopathology – The study of disease at the cellular level. The most common use of cytopathology is the Pap test, which is used to detect cervical cancer at an early, treatable stage.