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PET/CT Prostate Axumin Study: How to prepare and what to expect

PET/CT Prostate Axumin Study: How to prepare and what to expect
Abstract

This handout explains how to prepare for a PET/CT prostate Axumin study. This study is used to diagnose cancer in the prostate gland. It is done for patients who have still have symptoms of cancer after being treated for the disease. The study is usually done if levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) rise after treatment.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2017
Revision Date
08/2019
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General Subject
Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject/Keyword
Cancer
Cancer Detection
Radiology
PET/CT Scan (positron emission tomography/computed tomography scan)
Languages
English
Record ID
4589