PET/CT helps predict mortality in metastatic breast cancer patients

09/14/2011 | AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

Researchers at last week's American Society of Clinical Oncology Breast Cancer Symposium reported that in breast cancer patients with bone metastases, higher standardized uptake values on PET/CT scans could indicate greater risk of death. Prognostication for metastatic breast cancer has been difficult, but modern PET/CT may serve as a "complementary and clinically useful prognostic tool," said researcher Dr. Komal Jhaveri from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

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