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2009-11-25 14:14:33

A recent study shows that 95 percent of radiation oncologists use advanced imaging techniques such as positron emission tomography (FDG-PET), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and 4-dimensional computed tomography (4DCT) for target delineation (to locate the tumor and other areas at risk for having cancer).

2009-10-01 11:04:48

Research published in the October 2009 issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology has found an effective combination of positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) (PET/CT) tests to diagnose lung cancer in a "fast-tracked" outpatient setting.

2009-08-24 09:53:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDRAD, Inc. has signed a research agreement with the University of South Florida (USF) to study the impact of automated Fluoro-deoxy-glucose (FDG) administration on the workflow for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging procedures.

2009-08-03 10:05:05

A new study published in the August issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine shows that positron emission tomography (PET) is an important tool for depicting the extent of neuroblastoma in some patients, particularly for those in the early stages of the disease.

2009-08-03 07:30:00

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2009-07-13 07:45:00

RARITAN, N.J., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Measuring the change in circulating tumor cell (CTC) count can accurately predict the prognosis and survival in patients with metastatic breast cancer (MBC), according to a newly published report in the July 10 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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2009-06-15 16:30:00

People who suffer from Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, a rare inherited cancer syndrome, develop gastrointestinal polyps and are predisposed to colon cancer and other tumor types.


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