What is the role of PET scanning following complete remission (CR) of Hodgkin lymphoma (Hodgkin disease)?

Updated: Sep 12, 2018
  • Author: Bradley W Lash, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Use of PET scans for surveillance in patients with complete remission is specifically not encouraged by the NCCN, due to the possibility of false-positive results.


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