According to the American Cancer Society, there will be 105,500 new cases of colon cancer and 42,000 new cases of rectal cancer in the United States in 2003. PET provides a critical picture that improves patient care through better diagnosis, staging and detection of recurrent colorectal cancer.

Sensitivity in detecting colon cancer

Tomoharu T. et al. The American Journal of Surgery, Vol. 184, No. 5, pp. 433-436, March 2002

Colon Cancer Case Study