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Hi so the new liver lesion can mean disease progression right

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Hi so the new liver lesion can mean disease progression right ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
Dr. Shahzad MD :

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Dr. Shahzad MD :

Yes a new liver lesion can mean progression/metastasis.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Let me know if you have more questions.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Can a pet tell for sure ?

if the image us about cloudy ( thats what oncologist said. ), then why would radiographer state disease progression ?

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
PET can tell for sure.
Radiographer stated disease progression because of the lesion as well as rising CEA.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Can a pet reveal other lesions which ct cannot ?

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
Yes, PET scan can even reveal other lesions that CT has not picked.
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