PET / CT
PET, short for Positron Emission Tomography, continues to be useful in the detection and treatment of cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. PET and CT technologies are now combined to provide your physician with a way to develop a detailed diagnosis & treatment plan.
PET scans are useful to detect changes or recurrences in cancer
Can be used to look at your cancer’s response to treatment
Generally painless and noninvasive