Society of Nuclear Medicine

State-of-the-art scanning detects more cancer in bone

Research revealed at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 2012 Annual Meeting describes new approaches to imaging for the detection of tumors in complex cases of bone cancer. Hybrid imaging technology combining computed tomography ...

Jun 11, 2012
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New therapy extends life for prostate cancer patients

Prostate cancer patients with advanced tumors that have spread to bone have a poor chance of surviving. Patients with the disease may now live longer with a new line of radioisotope therapy, say researchers at the Society ...

Jun 11, 2012
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Life expectancy prolonged for esophageal cancer patients

For those with esophageal cancer, initial staging of the disease is of particular importance as it determines whether to opt for a curative treatment or palliative treatment. Research presented in the June issue of The Journal of ...

Jun 04, 2012
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PET tracer changes management plan for brain tumor patients

Imaging amino acid transporters with positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) has been shown to significantly alter intended management plans for patients with brain tumors, according to research in the March ...

Mar 01, 2012
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