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A 61-year-old male asked:

What is the best imaging test to rule out lumbar spine metastasis for breast cancer ?

2 doctor answers12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
General Surgery 42 years experience
Bone scan or PET: A bone scan would be a good method to look for spinal mets from breast cancer. A pet scan would be another option, which would show areas of uptake even in non-bone tissue. Good luck.
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgical Oncology 19 years experience
Bone scan: A bone scan and a whole body pet scan.
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Last updated May 25, 2017

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