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PET Techniques Provide More Accurate Diagnosis, Prognosis in Challenging Breast Cancer Cases, Journal of Nuclear Medicine Reveals



2/7/2012 7:27:25 AM

In two new studies featured in the February issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, researchers are revealing how molecular imaging can be used to solve mysteries about difficult cases of breast cancer. One article focuses on an imaging agent that targets estrogen receptors in estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer patients with formerly inconclusive assessments, and the second highlights a different imaging agent's ability to help predict the prognosis for patients undergoing chemotherapy for a very aggressive type of breast cancer.



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