PET/CT reveals endometrial cancer extent, recurrence
For the detection of metastases associated with endometrial cancer, overall accuracy is 88% with 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose PET integrated with CT (18F-FDG PET/CT), a systematic review and meta-analysis reveal. And for the detection of postsurgical recurrence, overall accuracy is 93%.
“This approach minimizes overtreatment, minimizes undertreatment, and maximizes outcome,” said Vikram Rao Bollineni, MD, PhD, from the University of Bergen in Norway. Read more.