Study: PET/CT and MRI can aid in cervical cancer treatment decisions

04/11/2008 | Medicexchange

Some cervical cancer patients might be able to avoid high-morbidity treatment if they have PET/CT and MRI imaging first, a study has found. "What we found was that PET/CT alone best triages patients to the correct primary therapy," said the lead author, from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. "When MRI and PET/CT are combined, it best prevents undesired triage to high-morbidity trimodality therapy," she added.

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