Evolving role of positron emission tomography in breast cancer imaging.

@article{Eubank2005EvolvingRO,
  title={Evolving role of positron emission tomography in breast cancer imaging.},
  author={William Eubank and David A. Mankoff},
  journal={Seminars in nuclear medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={84-99}
}
18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) has been used for detection, staging, and response monitoring in breast cancer patients. Although studies have proven its accuracy in detection of the primary tumor and axillary staging, its most important current clinical application is in detection and defining the extent of recurrent or… CONTINUE READING