April 5, 2013

FLT-PET could help predict outcome in head and neck cancer

April 4, 2013, Wayne Forrest, AuntMinnie.com staff writer reported on an article appearing in the current JNM.  “Change in F-18 fluorothymidine (FLT) uptake on PET during early radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy is a strong indicator of the long-term outcomes of head and neck cancer patients, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.”