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The role of PET/CT for evaluating breast cancer

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Authors
Yang, Sang Kyu; Cho, Nariya; Moon, Woo Kyung
Issue Date
2007-10-10
Publisher
Korean Society of Radiology
Citation
Korean J Radiol 2007;8:429-437
Abstract
Positron emission tomography combined with computed tomography (PET/CT) has been receiving increasing attention during the recent years for making the diagnosis, for determining the staging and for the follow-up of various malignancies. The PET/CT findings of 58 breast cancer patients (age range: 34-79 years old, mean age: 50 years) were retrospectively compared with the PET or CT scans alone. PET/CT was found to be better than PET or CT alone for detecting small tumors or multiple metastases, for accurately localizing lymph node metastasis and for monitoring the response to chemotherapy in breast cancer patients.
ISSN
1229-6929 (Print)
2005-8330 (Electronic)
Language
English
URI
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=17923786

http://hdl.handle.net/10371/16108
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