Adding whole-body PET/MRI improves evaluation of colorectal cancer

Compared with conventional multi-detector, contrast-enhanced CT (CECT) alone, CECT with integrated whole-body PET/MRI is better at detecting metastatic lesions and characterizing indeterminate lesions in the colon.

The improvement is only partial when imaging small pulmonary metastatic nodules, but overall it points to PET/MRI as a potential aid to guide the selection of more appropriate treatment strategies for patients with colorectal cancer. Read more.

Tags: Cancer Lung PET Research

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