CMS to cover FDG-PET scan for cervical cancer initial staging

11/11/2009 | AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

The CMS on Wednesday gave final approval for the coverage of one FDG-PET scan for the initial staging of biopsy-confirmed cervical cancer. The decision was partially based on data submitted by the National Oncologic PET Registry that showed an FDG-PET scan during initial assessment of cervical cancer patients changed treatment plans in 36.1% of cases.

View Full Article in:

AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Compliance and Ethics Director
Sysmex America, Inc.
Lincolnshire, IL
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Palm Springs, CA
Compliance Officer-Medical Products
W. L. Gore
Flagstaff, AZ
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Minneapolis, MN
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC