Metabolically Guided Radiation Therapy

Metabolically guided radiation therapy incorporates information from Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging (a metabolic method of tumor imaging) into the standard radiation treatment plan. It fuses CT and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) data to help identify tumor targets - particularly for lung, esophageal and hematological malignancies - with greater precision. Beaumont has been using CT-PET fusion as an adjunct to conventional treatment planning methods since 2002.

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Clearing the air on confusion about mammography guidelines

When should a woman get her first mammogram and how frequently should she have one?

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One and done: Farmington man benefits from prostate cancer research program

For some patients with low to intermediate-risk prostate cancer, high-dose-rate brachytherapy is a good option.

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Despite cancer diagnosis, White Lake teen shines in the classroom and on the ice

Area teen juggles academics, sports with treatments for leukemia.

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