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.

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