Published in Cancer Weekly, July 3rd, 2001
"Using PET scans, we were able to predict within two weeks who was responding to hormone therapy," said Joanne Mortimer, MD, professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, with affiliations at the Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. "That is very significant. If doctors could tell within two weeks that someone will respond to hormone therapy, they will be less likely to prescribe chemotherapy for those...
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