Can anyone tell me how long do PET scan results take? I had mine 9 days ago and haven’t heard a word from my Oncologist. I called early this morning, but still haven’t received a call back. It’s been a little nerve wracking wondering if the cancer spread or not.
At the university hospital in Belgium where I am being treated for mCRC you get the PET/CT scan results within 24 hours on a CD with a written and validated report and the oncologists get it even sooner through the computerised system. I already find 24 hours nerve wracking and can imagine what a 9-day wait must be all about. Do note that PET/CT scans cannot spot single cancer cells or tumors that are <0,5 cm.