FDG-PET/CT better than CT in detecting only head, neck tumors

05/1/2011 | AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

FDG-PET/CT showed better identification of head and neck cancer tumors compared with CT alone and allowed for treatment changes in 10% of patients and treatment modification in 33% of patients, according to a study presented late last month at a conference on cancer imaging. The researchers said facilities that handle head and neck cancer should have modalities for multi-imaging procedures.

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