A systematic review of FDG-PET in breast cancer.

  title={A systematic review of FDG-PET in breast cancer.},
  author={Sof{\'i}a Escalona and Juan Blasco and M Mercedes Reza and Elena Andradas and Norberto Gomez},
  journal={Medical oncology},
  volume={27 1},
OBJECTIVE To assess the safety and efficacy of FDG-PET in breast cancer in the diagnostic of primary tumours, lymph node staging, the detection of recurrent disease/metastases, and the assessment of chemotherapy treatment. METHODS A systematic review was undertaken. A search was made for primary studies, other systematic reviews, and health technology assessment reports in different databases. RESULTS A total of 73 reports were included. FDG-PET does not appear to be sufficiently accurate… CONTINUE READING
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