Author | Don Rauf

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PET/CT, 3T MRI perform equally well in lung cancer staging

September 01, 2008

ByDon Rauf|Don Rauf

No clear winner has emerged in a head-to-head comparison of whole-body FDG-PET/CT and whole-body 3T MRI for non-small-cell lung (NSCLC) cancer staging. Unenhanced PET/CT proved better for detecting metastatic lymph nodes and soft-tissue involvement, while MR was more sensitive to the presence of brain and liver metastases.