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2008-03-19 10:09:56

Study suggests PET/CT may have value in screening Li-Fraumeni patientsResearchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute report that full-body PET/CT scanning detected unsuspected, treatable tumors in 3 of 15 patients with Li-Fraumeni syndrome (LFS), a rare genetic cancer syndrome for which no screening tests have been recommended.The results suggest that periodic scans in combination with physical exams might catch more tumors at a curable stage, the investigators report in the March 19 issue of...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.