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Role of PET scan in Clinical Practice

Contribution by Dr. Apurva A. Patel
Mar 12, 2015

Brief Description

Noninvasive imaging is of fundamental and increasing importance in the daily management of the patient in clinical practice. This especially holds true in cancer patients as morbidity is more in such patients and objective imaging tests are required to be used at different times during the course of the disease to monitor disease staging, prognosis, efficacy (or lack of efficacy) of treatment. PET scan is a newer modality of imaging with increasingly newer applications more so in cancer