Whole-body scans are imaging tests, usually marketed directly to consumers, that are said to help find cancer and other diseases early. But no medical society recommends them. That's because there is no evidence that the scans are a good screening tool.
Files to download
- Plain English: Whole-Body Scans to Screen for Cancer (ACPM) →
- Spanish: Tomografías de todo el cuerpo para detectar cáncer →
- Webpage file: Whole-Body Scans to Screen for Cancer →
- Webpage file: Tomografías de todo el cuerpo para detectar cáncer →