Nuclear Medicine Tests


PET Scan

A PET scan is an imaging exam performed to localize metabolic activity inside the body, which helps in detecting cancer and distinguishing between benign and cancerous tissues.

Bone Scan

A bone scan, also known as bone scintigraphy, is a non-invasive nuclear medicine test used to detect abnormalities in the bones.

Octreotide Scan

Also known as somatostatin receptor scintigraphy, an octreotide scan is a non-invasive nuclear medicine test used to evaluate the body for the presence of neuroendocrine tumor cells.

Blogs

Reaction to the nuclear threat in Japan
by Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
March 24, 2011

Brown Bag Web Chat: Focus on Neuroendocrine Tumors
by Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
October 12, 2012

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