The role of PET/CT in the management of cervical cancer.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

OBJECTIVE. Cervical cancer is the second most common malignancy in women worldwide and the third most common cause of cancer mortality in the United States. The aim of this article is to describe cervical cancer and outline the value of (18)F-FDG PET/CT in the management of cervical malignancy. CONCLUSION. The value of PET/CT has been found in staging and treatment strategy for cervical cancer. FDG PET/CT facilitates decision-making and radiation treatment planning and provides important information about treatment response, disease recurrence, and long-term survival.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mirpour, S; Mhlanga, JC; Logeswaran, P; Russo, G; Mercier, G; Subramaniam, RM

Published Date

  • August 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 201 / 2

Start / End Page

  • W192 - W205

PubMed ID

  • 23883234

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1546-3141

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2214/AJR.12.9830

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States