PET/CT helps predict therapy effectiveness in pediatric brain tumors

In this first ever molecular drug-imaging study in children, researchers used whole-body positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scans to determine whether bevacizumab (Avastin) treatment of diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) in children is likely to be effective. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)