Integrated PET/CT in imaging of non-small cell lung cancer.

@article{Mattar2007IntegratedPI,
  title={Integrated PET/CT in imaging of non-small cell lung cancer.},
  author={Essam H. Mattar},
  journal={Journal of the Egyptian National Cancer Institute},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={263-74}
}
  • Essam H. Mattar
  • Published 2007 in Journal of the Egyptian National Cancer Institute
Lung cancer is one of the most frequently occurring cancers in the world. Accurate staging of patients with non-small cell lung cancer ( NSCLC ) is of paramount importance. It will guide choices of treatment and determine prognosis and outcome. PET-CT, the integration of the functional data of PET with the anatomic data of CT, has emerged as a modality to potentially change the way patients are evaluated. Integrated PET/CT has several advantages. One of the advantages is the use of CT data for… CONTINUE READING