Unraveling Cancer through PET Scans: Visualizing the Invisible Menace [Science Video]

When a person gets a PET scan to find tumors and see how much cancer has spread, the machine is actually detecting sugar. This is because cancer has a sweet tooth, and this discovery, called the Warburg effect, could help us create better medicines and treatments for cancer. To learn more about how PET scans can find cancer, watch this video from SciShow!

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