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what to do if i had a pet scan yesterday. i have cervical cancer right after the scan?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Follow drs. protocol: If metabolically active and of significant size tumor of cervix and metastases would likely be recognized on pet scan. Tumor does not arise in one day. Microscopic small lesions detected by pap smear are not likely recognized on pet scan. Treatment is determined by physician taking care of you.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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