FDG PET/CT for Management and Assessing Outcomes of Squamous Cell Cancer of the Oral Cavity.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

OBJECTIVE: FDG PET/CT has excellent diagnostic accuracy for detecting locoregional nodal and distant metastases, can be used to assess therapeutic response, and provides valuable information about prognosis in patients with oral cavity cancer. The aim of this article is to summarize the value of FDG PET/CT in the treatment of patients with squamous cell cancer of the oral cavity. CONCLUSION: FDG PET/CT is a valuable imaging study in the management of oral squamous cell cancer and in predicting patient outcome.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pasha, MA; Marcus, C; Fakhry, C; Kang, H; Kiess, AP; Subramaniam, RM

Published Date

  • August 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 205 / 2

Start / End Page

  • W150 - W161

PubMed ID

  • 26001119

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1546-3141

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2214/AJR.14.13830


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States