Author | Janet F. Eary, MD

Articles

PET Imaging: Update on Sarcomas

February 01, 2007

Sarcomas are a group of tumors with highly variable character istics and clinical outcomes. Their locations in almost all body locations present unique challenges for diagnosis and management. These challenges have presented opportunities for evaluation and validation of new imaging techniques. Positron-emission tomography (PET) has been evaluated for use in cancer over the years, and in particular, it has been evaluated in sarcoma diagnosis and treatment evaluation.