Jun 23, PET scans, short for Positron Emission Tomography, can detect areas of cancer by obtaining images of the body's cells as they work. First, you.
Jul 26, A breast positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an imaging test that uses a radioactive substance (called a tracer) to look for breast cancer. This tracer can help identify areas of cancer that an MRI or CT scan may miss. Most PET scans are performed along with a CT scan.
According to the updated practice guidelines of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), the work-up of patients with early breast cancer.