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Application of PET in Cancer of the Breast

  • Birendra Kishore Das
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Abstract

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in all countries of the world. One out of every 25 women will suffer from this cancer, which is potentially incurable. In India, breast cancer is the first cause of cancer death in women in urban areas. Early diagnosis and start of definitive therapy can save many lives. There are several methods available for diagnosis of breast cancer, the most important of them are as follows:

Keywords

Breast Cancer Positron Emission Tomography Bone Metastasis Metastatic Breast Cancer Locally Advanced Breast Cancer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nuclear MedicineUtkal Institute of Medical SciencesBhubaneswarIndia

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