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Amyloid Pet May Unlock Key to Alzheimer’s Early Diagnosis

Alzheimer’s disease is considered the most common form of dementia. This progressive disease slowly robs people of their memories and very identity as plaques form on the brain, altering its very...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Alternative Medicine Sep 23, 2016
New Pet Option May Better Target Prostate Cancer Treatment

While many men diagnosed with prostate cancer find their disease is low risk and highly treatable, that is not always the case. Some prostate cancers are especially aggressive and manage to spread...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Alternative Medicine Jan 22, 2017
New Pet Scan May Be Better for Prostate Cancer Follow-Ups

Many of the 180,000 American men who will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the coming year are likely to find treatments for them are relatively simply. Often found to be rather low-risk, prostate...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Oct 26, 2016
New Pet Scan May Improve Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Accuracy

It is estimated that some 160,000 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the coming year. About 26,000 will die from this cause. Although often considered low-grade and low-risk due to...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Mar 20, 2017
Pet Imaging Can Improve Esophageal Cancer Outcomes

With just under 17,000 new cases diagnosed in the United States each year, esophageal cancer is by far not the most common form of the disease. Even so, an estimated 15,000 people die from this often...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Feb 10, 2017
Pet Scan Follow Ups Don’T Necessarily Impact Survival, Study Finds

PET scans are incredibly valuable diagnostic tools, but their use in follow ups after treatment of lung and esophageal cancer seems to have little correlation to survival statistics. That’s according...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Alternative Medicine Jun 25, 2016
Pet Scans Can Spare Lymphoma Patients Intense Chemo, Study Finds

Patients diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma are very likely to find chemotherapy is a required part of their treatment. This method for battling cancer is well-proven to produce results in many cases...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Aug 19, 2016
Pet Scans May Be Overused on Lung Cancer Survivors

The American Cancer Society estimates that 224,000 Americans will be diagnosed with lung cancer in the coming year. Some 158,000 people will die from the disease. Those who are successful in their...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Apr 27, 2016
Pet Scans May Hold Key to More Accurate Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

It is estimated that more than 5.5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Progressive, incurable and ultimately fatal, a diagnosis of this condition can be devastating. New research is...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Aug 20, 2017
Pet/ct Scans Are Superior for Prostate Cancer Screening: Study

For the estimated 180,000 American men likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the coming year, treatment will possibly become a part of their routines. When caught early, this form of cancer...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Alternative Medicine Dec 16, 2016
Scans Can Take Risky Operations out of the Cancer Equation

Head and neck tumors strike an estimated 50,000 Americans each year. Approximately 11,000 die from the disease. For those who are diagnosed, aggressive treatments are typically followed by diagnostic...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer May 25, 2016
Study Aims to Uncover Benefits of Pet Scans for Alzheimer’s Disease

Gaining greater insights into the potential benefits of positron emission tomography in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is the focus of a large-scale study currently under way in America. The...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Jul 23, 2016
What is a Pet Scan?

When a trip to a doctor’s office results in an order to report at an imaging center to have a PET scan performed, many people may find themselves just a little baffled. After all, this diagnostic...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer May 14, 2017
Your Doctor Ordered a Pet-CT Scan? Here’s What You Need to Know

Most people have heard of positron emission tomography scans, or PET for short. Even more have probably heard about computerized tomography (CT) scans or have even had them. Many, however, may be a...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Jun 19, 2017
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