Cancer screening with FDG-PET.

@article{Ide2006CancerSW,
  title={Cancer screening with FDG-PET.},
  author={Michiru Ide},
  journal={The quarterly journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging : official publication of the Italian Association of Nuclear Medicine (AIMN) [and] the International Association of Radiopharmacology (IAR), [and] Section of the Society of...},
  year={2006},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={
          23-7
        }
}
  • Michiru Ide
  • Published in
    The quarterly journal of nuclear medicine and…
    2006
AIM Thi study is based on medical health check-up and cancer screening on of a medical health club using PET, MRI, spiral CT and other conventional examinations. METHODS Between October 1994 and June 2005, 9,357 asymptomatic members of the health club participated in 24,772 screening session (5,693 men and 3,664 women, mean age was 52.2+/-10.4 years). RESULTS Malignant tumors were discovered in 296 of the 9,357 participants (3.16%) and 24,772 screening sessions (1.19%). The detection rate… CONTINUE READING
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