Update on positron emission tomography for imaging of prostate cancer.

  title={Update on positron emission tomography for imaging of prostate cancer.},
  author={K. Kitajima and Robert C Murphy and Mark A. Nathan and Kazuro Sugimura},
  journal={International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association},
  volume={21 1},
Prostate cancer is the most common non-cutaneous malignancy among men in the Western world, and continues to be a major health problem. Imaging has recently become more important in the clinical management of prostate cancer patients, including diagnosis, staging, choice of optimal treatment strategy, treatment follow up and restaging. Positron emission tomography, a functional and molecular imaging technique, has opened a new field in clinical oncological imaging. The most common positron… CONTINUE READING
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