News tagged with nuclear medicine imaging

A better way to image metastatic prostate cancer

Conventional imaging methods have limited sensitivity for detecting metastatic prostate cancer. With appropriate, timely treatment vital to survival and quality of life, better imaging has been an ongoing goal.

Jan 27, 2016
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PET/CT captures hidden source of neuroendocrine cancer

The origin of cancer is often obscured by metastases—tumors that have already spread to other tissues. This is especially the case for neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), a malignancy of nerve cells scattered throughout various ...

Jun 08, 2015
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Enzyme-inhibition could revolutionize molecular imaging

The prominent role a single enzyme plays in cancer imaging has eluded researchers for years, but not anymore. This discovery could pave new avenues in nuclear medicine. The enzyme, called neutral endopeptidase (NEP), has ...

Jun 09, 2014
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