PEM/PET detects smaller breast tumors than PET alone

01/29/2008 | ScienceDaily

A new imaging device, called positron emission mammography/PET, can both detect much smaller breast tumors and also do biopsies. "We had good performance characteristics, with image resolution below two millimeters. In regular PET, the image resolution is over five millimeters, so we're quite a bit better than that," said the study's lead author.

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