New SPECT/CT Scanner for Mount Vernon Cancer Centre

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Funded by East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, NHS England and East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals’ Charity which supports the centre, the scanner will help the team treat over 5,000 patients each year.

A SPECT/CT scan is made up of two separate components – a SPECT scan and a CT scan. The images from each scan are fused together to provide more precise information about how different parts of the body are working and can help spot any problems more clearly.

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