Screening for cancer with PET and PET/CT: potential and limitations.

  title={Screening for cancer with PET and PET/CT: potential and limitations.},
  author={Heiko Sch{\"o}der and Mithat G{\"o}nen},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  volume={48 Suppl 1},
Screening for cancer remains a very emotional and hotly debated issue in contemporary medical practice. An analysis of published data reveals a multitude of opinions based on a limited amount of reliable data. Even for breast cancer screening, which is now widely practiced in the United States and many European countries, there is continuing controversy regarding the appropriate age limits for screening mammography and, in fact, concerning the value of mammography itself. Similarly, there is no… CONTINUE READING
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