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I had gallbladder removed diagnosed cancer had 3 cycles 6 doses of cisplatin and gemtraz now i have to get a pet scan after 14 days is the gap enough.?

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Dr. Aasim Sehbai answered

Specializes in Medical Oncology

Pet scan: Waiting 2-3 weeks from last chemo is a reasonable time to perform restaging scan.

Answered 12/13/2012

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Dr. Larry Wilf answered

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Depends: If you haven't had a previous pet/ct , the scan is most likely to establish a baseline for your therapy response.

Answered 9/15/2015

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