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Marks the Spot
Just as a road map leads you to your destination, a nuclear imaging scan can lead you to the proper treatment
hen you’re lost, you rely on your GPS or your trusty atlas. And when your body veers off course, your doctor may order a nuclear imaging scan to get it back on track. For many, “nuclear” brings to mind two other words: duck and cover. The common nuclear imaging scan, however, gives your doctor a look at how a particular body part is functioning—a road map, if you will, of your internal workings.
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