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Triple-organ PET/MR can help manage eventual chemo effects in young cancer survivors

11:14 EDT 7 Aug 2017 | TriMed Media Group

Many pediatric cancer survivors initially evidence no functional signs of chemotherapy damage only to develop serious organ problems months or years later. With this common vexation in mind, Stanford University researchers at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital have piloted a surveillance protocol using PET/MR to find chemo-induced injuries lurking in the brain, heart and bone in a single imaging session.

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