PET/MRI may help detect some metastases from breast cancer

Imaging with PET and MRI for patients with breast cancer may help identify liver and bone metastases, but not pulmonary metastases, according to a study published in Radiology.

Researchers from the New York University School of Medicine performed a prospective study to compare fluorine-18 (18F) FDG combined PET and MR imaging with 18F FDG combined PET and CT in terms of organ-specific metastatic lesion detection and radiation dose in patients with breast cancer. Read more.

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