Having a PET Scan

The video below was produced by the NCRI PET Research Network in 2012 to explain what a PET scan is, what it feels like to have one, and how they might be used in cancer clinical trials. It follows an actor through the journey of having a scan and includes comments from a patient on their experience of PET scans.

Patient information on PET scans in cancer clinical trials

To play the video, click your mouse on it once, or click here to view the PET video on YouTube.

After pressing play, click on the square 'box' symbol that appears in the bottom right corner to view the video in full-screen.

Further information for Patients

More information about Cancer and PET-CT scans can be found at: