New cancer care services in La Porte

La PORTE — Northwest Health-La Porte is now offering Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) imaging services, and saw its first patient on March 19. A PET scan is a test to detect and measure disease processes in the body, such as cancer, with a safe, radioactive tracer to show biochemical changes in the body before visible on other imaging tests.

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