Cancer of the pancreas: the best image for early detection--CT, MRI, PET or US?

@article{Hanbidge2002CancerOT,
  title={Cancer of the pancreas: the best image for early detection--CT, MRI, PET or US?},
  author={Anthony E Hanbidge},
  journal={Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal canadien de gastroenterologie},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={
          101-5
        }
}
Pancreatic cancer has a poor prognosis, and the best chance for survival is to diagnose the tumour at an early stage. Abdominal ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography are the most commonly used radiological techniques for imaging the pancreas. The diagnostic evaluation should be tailored to the individual patient. Dual-phase helical computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging have similar accuracies for detecting and… CONTINUE READING
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