Study: Use of PET and PET/CT is cost-effective for some cancers

03/31/2010 | HealthImaging.com

German researchers who examined data from Germany, Britain, other European countries and the U.S. found that on a patient basis, the costs for PET and PET/CT procedures are decreasing with the increase in use of the procedures for certain cancers, including nonsmall-cell lung cancer, Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and colorectal carcinoma. There still is a need for larger trials to determine the cost-effectiveness of the tests for other cancers, the researchers said.

View Full Article in:

HealthImaging.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Sr. Medical Device Reimbursement Specialist - Regional
Alcon
Fort Worth , TX
Assistant General Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel - Healthcare Law Group
Genentech
94080, CA
Clinical Trials Agreements Specialist (209955)
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc.
Rockville, MD
SAFETY, HEALTH, and ENVIRONMENTAL (SHE) REGIONAL SPECIALIST
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Newark, CA
MANAGER MEDICAL GAS COMPLIANCE AND SAFETY
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Houston, TX