It is a scan to find and look at estrogen receptor (ER) positive lesions in adults with recurrent or metastatic breast cancer.
These exams often need pre-authorization. Letting us know about changes before the test can help lessen delays.
Call the P.E.T Center 1-319-356-4100
We can give you a medicine to help you relax. You will need a licensed driver with you before we can give you this medicine.
If you have any other test today and are told not to eat or drink, follow those instructions.
Take all of your other medicines with water.
During the test we will give you a small amount of radioactive tracer into your vein through an intravenous catheter (IV).
• Eat your normal diet.
• Do your normal activity.