Interim-treatment quantitative PET parameters predict progression and death among patients with hodgkin's disease

PURPOSE We hypothesized that quantitative PET parameters may have predictive value beyond that of traditional clinical factors such as the International Prognostic Score (IPS) among Hodgkin's disease (HD) patients. METHODS Thirty HD patients treated at presentation or relapse had staging and interim-treatment PET-CT scans. The majority of patients (53… CONTINUE READING