New PET scanner shows promise for early-stage disease diagnosis

06/16/2008 | Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

A prototype of a semiconductor-based PET brain scanner was more effective at spotting partial epilepsy and nasopharyngeal cancer than the conventional version, a Japanese study found. Researchers believe the technology could help detect cardiovascular disease, neurological disorders and cancers in their early stages.

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