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Varied Opinions was posted 04/30/2007 11:01 pm by Judy in Memphis
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There are varied opinions regarding the best scan. Dr. Fine, Onc recognized in the field of pancreatic cancer, at Columbia Univesity endorses the PET/CT. The following website provides specifics:

www.columbiasurgery.org/pat/pancreas/news_pet.html

Slaon Kettering also uses the PET/CT.

www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/6371.cfm

Insurance payment for a PET/CT will vary depending on the policy/coverage. If denied, you should request your Onc to submit an appeal.



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