18F-FDG PET/CT has prognostic value for cervical cancer recurrence

04/4/2010 | HealthImaging.com

A South Korean study involving cervical cancer patients found that the preoperative maximum standardized uptake value of 18F-FDG PET/CT in the primary tumor can be linked to cancer recurrence. The researchers also saw an increase in the median preoperative SUVmax values in the primary tumors of patients with higher FIGO stages and larger tumors, among other indications.

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