The application of FDG-PET as prognostic indicators in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Farzan Siddiqui, Peter F. Faulhaber, Min Yao, Quynh Thu Le

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Abstract

This article discusses the role of FDG-PETederived parameters as prognostic indicators in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. The basic underlying biology of FDG-PET scans and the quantitative information that can be derived are discussed. A review of the literature is performed. Potential applications in the management of head and neck cancer and future directions in clinical trials are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)381-394
Number of pages14
JournalPET Clinics
Volume7
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiation
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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