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pet scan - low metabolic activity

Please translate "low metabolic activity" in relation to PET scan.  It was my understanding that any metabolic activity indicates cancer.  Does low or high metabolic activity indicate the agressiveness or stage of cancer found?
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my husband had a pet scan done and they say there is metabolic activity in his throat what does this mean?
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