[ RadSafe ] Study evaluates radiation dose, cancer risk for whole-body PET/CT
GEOelectronics at netscape.com
Tue May 13 19:30:43 CDT 2008
For anyone interested, here are some real world Gamma Spectra scans I did of
an F-18 patient in situ and in urine.
The patient wore a pair of pen dosimeters and they each registered 90 mR.
New London Nucleonics Lab
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From: "ROY HERREN" <royherren2005 at yahoo.com>
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> Study evaluates radiation dose, cancer risk for whole-body PET/CT
> By Wayne Forrest
> AuntMinnie.com staff writer
> May 9, 2008
> A new study from Hong Kong suggests that whole-body PET/CT scans and
> excessive radiation doses can increase the risk of cancer, especially
> among young patients and women.
> The research from the University of Hong Kong and Queen Mary Hospital in
> Hong Kong also offers effective CT radiation doses for men and women, as
> well as effective doses for combined PET/CT procedures.
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