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A: No, all cancer types can’t be detected with the use of a PET Scan.
A: PET Scans boast of having 97 to 100% sensitivity. Its specificity is around 62 to 100%.
A: It takes 30 minutes to 60 minutes.
A: Small tumors may not absorb much tracer when it comes to PET scans. It is considered one of the disadvantages of this diagnostic test.
A: The factors which help the doctor decide if a patient needs certain test are, the type of disease, its site, extent, the condition of the patient.
A: PET Scan is considered an effective means for diagnosing heart and brain disorders. It is used for determining cancer as well.
A: Typically, foods rich in carbohydrates must be avoided after having a PET Scan.
A: A patient may have to pay close to 8000 to 15000 for PET Scan Test.
A: PET CT Scan is advised to a patient when they are diagnosed by their doctor cancer symptoms.