Study: FDG PET/CT identifies indicators of sarcoma survival

07/29/2013 |

A study reported in the American Journal of Roentgenology revealed a connection between necrosis identified on staging F-18 FDG PET/CT in sarcoma patients, overall survival and progression-free survival. Researchers at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal measured the tumor maximum standardized uptake values and the presence and volume of necrosis with follow-up data on OS and PFS in 66 patients with newly diagnosed limb and girdle sarcoma who underwent PET/CT staging. Findings revealed a connection between the presence and volume of necrosis and prognosis and mortality of sarcoma patients.

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