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Could PET Scans Be Key To A New Cancer Treatment?

... a comment on a slide that PET scanning was based ... In PET scans, cancer cells
have an abnormal glucose ... they become visible on the scan after an ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2008/08/22/could-pet-scans-be-key-to-a-new-cancer-treatment.aspx

Nuclear scans

... combine a PET scan with a CT scan. PET/CT scanners give more detailed
information on any ... examples of monoclonal antibody scanning used to ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/imagingradiologytests/imaging-radiology-tests-nuc-scan

How is non-Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosed?

... needle biopsy, you remain on the CT scanning table while ... even if the area
looks normal on a CT scan. PET scans can be used to tell if a lymphoma ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphoma/detailedguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-diagnosis

How are Ewing tumors diagnosed?

... will lie on a table in the PET scanner for about ... is not detailed like a CT or MRI
scan, but it ... PET scans can be very helpful in showing the spread of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ewingfamilyoftumors/detailedguide/ewing-family-of-tumors-diagnosis

How is Hodgkin disease staged?

... of the chest/abdomen/pelvis, and PET (positron emission ... CT-guided needle
biopsy: A CT scan can also ... person lies on the CT scanning table while ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/hodgkindisease/detailedguide/hodgkin-disease-staging

How is pancreatic cancer diagnosed? | American Cancer ...

... this procedure, you remain on the CT scanning table while ... they do not show
up well on PET scans. ... of higher radioactivity on the PET scan with the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreaticcancer/detailedguide/pancreatic-cancer-diagnosis

How is non-small cell lung cancer diagnosed?

... this procedure, you stay on the CT scanning table, while ... PET scans are also
useful if your doctor thinks the ... Often a PET scan is combined with a CT ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer-diagnosis

How is osteosarcoma diagnosed? | American Cancer Society

... will lie on a table in the PET scanner for about ... is not detailed like a CT or MRI
scan, but it ... PET scans can help show the spread of osteosarcomas to ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/osteosarcoma/detailedguide/osteosarcoma-diagnosis

How is thyroid cancer diagnosed? | American Cancer Society

... biopsy, you remain on the CT scanning table, while ... MRI scans take longer
than CT scans – often up to ... In this situation, the PET scan may be able to ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thyroidcancer/detailedguide/thyroid-cancer-diagnosis

How is salivary gland cancer diagnosed?

... A CT scanner has been described as a large donut ... MRI scans take longer
than CT scans – often up to an ... Positron emission tomography (PET) scan. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/salivaryglandcancer/detailedguide/salivary-gland-cancer-diagnosis