Position Emission Tomography & Computed Tomography (PET CT)

Position Emission Tomography & Computed Tomography (PET CT)

Position Emission Tomography & Computed Tomography (PET CT)

PET CT scan is an advanced diagnostic imaging procedure that can identify cancer and certain diseases of the heart and brain. PinnacleHealth now offers the addition of the new GE Discovery PET CT 600, offering patients the next evolution in PET CT scan.

PET CT can be a useful tool in evaluation, radiation therapy treatment planning, baseline staging of many cancers, including:

  • Brain cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Head and neck cancers
  • Lung cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Melanoma

Our scanners deliver the highest sensitivity in the industry, allowing physicians to detect cancerous diseases in the early stages. New scanner technology allows us to complete faster patient exams resulting in significantly reduced radiation exposure to the patient.

If you are looking for PET CT scan service, contact PinnacleHealth to schedule an appointment. With locations throughout Central PA, we are a short drive for residents of Camp Hill, Carlisle, Hershey, and other nearby areas. For scheduling PET CT at the PinnacleHealth Medical Sciences Pavilion, Fredricksen Outpatient Center or PinnacleHealth Tristan Radiology Specialists, Imaging Services, Union Deposit call (717) 230-3700 or fax order to (717) 230-3468.

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