Published in Cancer Weekly, May 27th, 2003
Thirty-two patients (28 with cancer, 2 with high-risk lesions, and 2 with suspected disease) had both a CT examination and a whole-body 18FDG-PET examination, said Simin Dadparvar, MD, associate professor of radiology at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia.
The study was done at Hahnemann University Hospital, an affiliate of Drexel University. In addition, 29 of the patients underwent a bone scan, Dadparvar said.
Currently CT is the standard way to detect cancer metastases in the lung,...
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