The use of advanced diagnostic imaging like CT and PET scans has soared in recent years, even when doctors do not stand to profit, a study of H.M.O. data has found.
A PET scan uses radiation, or nuclear medicine imaging, to produce 3-dimensional, color images of the functional processes within the human body. PET stands for positron emission tomography. The machine detects pairs of gamma rays w... Read Post
A recent study shows that 95 percent of radiation oncologists use advanced imaging techniques such as positron emission tomography (FDG-PET), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and 4-dimensional computed tomography (4DCT) for target ... Read Post