PET and Functional Anatomic Fusion Imaging in Lung and Breast Cancers

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Metabolic imaging with PET is an established adjunct to anatomic imaging methods in patients with bronchial and breast cancers. The functional anatomic fusion imaging with PET/CT can further improve staging and restaging of patients. PET/CT can influence the planning of a surgical intervention or radiation treatment at staging and in patients with suspected locoregional recurrence. The use of a PET/CT whole body imaging protocol may identify extended disease earlierthan conventional imaging methods and thus influence treatment decisions.

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