Combination PET/CT Scanner Could Improve Breast Cancer Treatment

Combination PET/CT Scanner Could Improve Breast Cancer Treatment

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breast_cancer_pink_ribbon.pngA new type of scanner that combines the qualities of a  PET (positron emission tomography) scan and the qualities of a CT (computed tomography) scan could lead to improved breast cancer imaging. This imaging will allow doctors to identify the stage of breast cancer in patients that have already been diagnosed. In turn, this knowledge can lead to more specific treatment methods and better planning of surgeries.

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