Relevant Patient History and Data

  • Surgical history: type, site, date of previous surgery or biopsy, site and types of stomas if present

  • Clinical history: complaints, type and site of tumor, date of diagnosis

  • Current therapy: chemo/radiotherapy, bone marrow-stimulating factors—for example, granulocyte colony-stimulating factor

  • Previous therapy received

  • History of trauma or recent falls

  • Results of previous radiologic investigations; review the patient’s film (CT, MRI, and so forth)