Study: PET/CT is more accurate than CT in NSCLC staging

07/5/2010 | AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

A Danish study involving 189 patients with nonsmall cell lung cancer has found that using PET/CT yields more accuracy in staging the disease than employing CT alone. The lead author of the study, however, also said that "overstaging is significantly more frequent with CT compared to PET/CT, but understaging still does appear with similar frequencies in CT and PET/CT."

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