Urinary Tract Cancer PET/CT Utilization and Case Studies

PET/CT is a noninvasive test that physicians utilize to stage the body for the presence or absence of active tumor, localize the tumor, assess the tumor response to treatment and detect recurrence in treated lesions.

PET/CT Utilization for Urinary Tract Cancer

  1. Determining the stage of urinary tract cancer
  2. Detecting local or systemic metastatic disease
  3. Evaluating treatment and detecting recurrent disease
Source: Atlas of Clinical Positron Emission Tomography by Sallie F. Barrington, Michael N. Maisey and Richard R. Wahl. Oxford University Press, Inc. New York, NY. 2006.

Positron Emission Tomography: Basic Science and Clinical Practice. Peter E. Valk, Dale L. Bailey, David W. Townsend, Michael N. Maisey. Springer-Verlag London Limited. 2003.

Case Studies

Title Description Author
Case 01 Restaging renal cell cancer after surgery Dr. David Townsend, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee USA