Published in Cancer Weekly, June 7th, 2005
According to recent research published in the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, "2-(F-18)-Fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) is an imaging technique which enables detection of malignancies. FDG-PET has been established as a tool for the diagnosis of pancreatic carcinoma (CA)."
"Early detection is mandatory as cure can only be achieved in non-advanced disease. This is, however, very difficult with conventional radiological techniques. Patients with chronic pancreatitis (CP) are at risk of developing CA. A simple,...
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