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Researchers identify pitfall in popular prostate cancer PET imaging method

20:00 EDT 6 Sep 2018 | AAAS

(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) positron emission tomography (PET) imaging has become a popular method for determining the stage of a patient's prostate cancer. However, researchers have identified a major pitfall in this imaging technique and are cautioning medical professionals to be aware of the potential for misdiagnosis.

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