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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

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

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 Hodgkin disease staged?

... scan of the chest/abdomen/pelvis, and PET (positron emission ... you remain
on the CT scanning table while ... Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan. ...

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

How are Ewing tumors diagnosed?

... will lie on a table in the PET scanner for about ... finely 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 pancreatic cancer diagnosed?

... 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 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 kidney cancer diagnosed? | American Cancer Society

... you will be moved onto a table in the PET scanner. ... PET scans can be used
instead of doing multiple x-rays because they scan your whole ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-diagnosis

How is Castleman disease diagnosed?

... you remain on the CT scanning table while ... PET scans are helpful in finding
small collections of fast ... The picture from a PET scan is not detailed like ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/castlemandisease/detailedguide/castleman-disease-diagnosis