PET CT scan provides physicians with superior diagnostic information for their patients with cancer, heart disease, and certain neurologic conditions and greatly aids in the management of various cancers at one location.
We have assembled a team of internationally known experts in oncology who provide a rapid opinion of the highest quality and accuracy. Our medical staff is experienced in PET and CT interpretation and is certified in diagnostic radiology, with additional fellowship training and certification in nuclear medicine. The team innovatively collaborates to provide coordinated and comprehensive care to cancer patients.
International Oncology Centres utilize GEMINI GXL from Philips, the world’s first and only open PET CT with 32 Slice CT at its facilities. This system offers exceptional performance and throughput while addressing key patient and clinician requirements by seamlessly integrating between diagnosis and treatment planning. It suits all patients' need like those with claustrophobia, high BMI or children who need their parent’s presence during the scan. It also provides sustainable advantage of consistently superior functional and anatomical image quality in one procedure, shortening examination time.
PET CT for cancer patients
It is an excellent tool for cancer detection, staging, treatment response, restaging and recurrence. In many cases it has changed the decision regarding the treatment of cancer patients. It is considered effective for particular cancers such as that of lung, head and neck, colorectal, esophageal, lymphoma, melanoma, breast, renal cell, lung, solitary pulmonary nodule, brain and thyroid.
Services offered at International Oncology Centres:
- PET CT guided biopsy
- PET CT based IMRT radiation planning
- PET CT guided FNAC
- CT scans & CT angiograms
- Cancer pain palliation
- Intravascular radio nucleotide therapies for various cancers