The centre has the latest state-of-the art equipment, bringing the world of hybrid molecular imaging to the Western Cape.

The last few years have seen unprecedented advances in medical imaging techniques and equipment. With the revolution in technology, medical professionals can now have and extraordinary view into the human body, even to molecular level, giving them the opportunity to fine tune diagnosis, staging and treatment of diseases.

What is PET-CT

This advanced nuclear imaging technique combines positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) into one machine. A PET/CT scan reveals information about both the structure and function of cells and tissues in the body during a single imaging session.

Preparing my patient for a PET-CT Scan

- Making an appointment- Your Arrival- The Process- After the PET-CT Scan

Meet the team

Our professional team consists of Speciality trained Nuclear Physicians, Radiologists, Nuclear Medicine Radiographers and a Radiopharmacist. The PET-CT centre is joint venture between a consortium of Radiology practices and Nuclear Medicine Physicians based throughout the Western Cape


This FAQ page contains all the basic information about the preparation, the what’s and the how’s as well as an informative video. The most frequently asked questions are listed and you will find the answer by clicking on the questions.

The last few years have seen unprecedented advances in medical imaging techniques, allowing doctors an extraordinary view into the human body and the opportunity to fine-tune treatment.  PET-CT is well established internationally as the ‘Gold Standard’ for the assessment of the extent of cancer spread in the body as well as the assessment of cancer treatment.