Imaging and staging of small-cell lung cancer: is there a future role for octreotide scintigraphy?

@article{Stokkel1995ImagingAS,
  title={Imaging and staging of small-cell lung cancer: is there a future role for octreotide scintigraphy?},
  author={Marcel P. M. Stokkel and B M Kwa and Ernest K. J. Pauwels},
  journal={The British journal of clinical practice},
  year={1995},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={235-8}
}
In small-cell lung cancer (SCLC), CT scan remains the most accurate imaging modality for evaluating local extension and specific sites of metastatic disease. The role of nuclear medicine in the work-up of SCLC is still limited to the detection of bone metastases. Recently, a new potential diagnostic tool has been introduced based on the presence of… CONTINUE READING