September 21, 2014

FDG-PET parameters predict survival in non-small cell lung cancer

Quantitative PET metrics including metabolic tumor volume using F-18 FDG can project heath outcomes after chemoradiotherapy for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to a study presented Wednesday during the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) held Sept. 14-17 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. {read more here}