The role of diagnostics in staging cancer and monitoring therapeutic outcomes using PET and CT
- At: 2004 FIP Congress in New Orleans (USA)
- Type: Presentation
- By: PONTO, Laura (University of Iowa PET Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America)
The use of positron emission tomography (PET) and PET/CT imaging in the diagnosis and staging of cancer has skyrocketed in the last few years due to technological, medical and political changes. It will be the purpose of this presentation to introduce the basic concepts underlying PET and PET/CT technologies and how these technologies are being.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.