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Targeted Positron Emission Tomography in Oncology

  • E. Edmund Kim
  • Franklin C. L. Wong

Abstract

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a technology that provides functional imaging data of target organ perfusion and metabolism. PET has made it possible to visualize the mind, to detect viable myocardial tissue, and to assess the biomedical behavior of tumors [1–3]. Being aware of PET applications may allow physicians not only to obtain quick and correct diagnoses, but also to make cost-effective clinical decisions for patient treatment or follow-up.

Keywords

Breast Cancer Positron Emission Tomography Standardize Uptake Value Positron Emission Tomography Study Solitary Pulmonary Nodule 
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  • Franklin C. L. Wong

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