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PET scanning for lung cancer staging is the topic of this presentation from UPMC’s Update in Internal Medicine 2010: Evidence-Based Approaches to Common Medical Problems.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will beable to:

  • Manage more effectively non-calcified lung nodules seen on screening computed tomography.
  • Employ PET and PET-CT more selectively when managing patients with indeterminate lung nodules.
  • Employ PET and PET-CT to select patients with probable or known lung cancer for thoracic surgery.

Faculty Disclosure

Dr. Weissfeld has reported having no relevant relationships with any entities producing healthcare goods or services.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date 3/8/2011 | Review Date 3/8/2011 | Expiration Date 3/7/2012

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