PET/CT in oncology: integration into clinical management of lymphoma, melanoma, and gastrointestinal malignancies.

@article{Schder2004PETCTIO,
  title={PET/CT in oncology: integration into clinical management of lymphoma, melanoma, and gastrointestinal malignancies.},
  author={Heiko Sch{\"o}der and Steven M. Larson and Henry W. D. Yeung},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={45 Suppl 1},
  pages={72S-81S}
}
PET/CT is a new imaging technology that has already found a number of clinical applications in oncologic imaging. Widespread introduction into clinical practice started approximately 2.5 years ago. Consequently, the available data are largely preliminary. Nevertheless, it can already be stated that the synthesis of structural and metabolic information improves the accuracy of primary staging and the detection of recurrent disease and has the realistic potential to change patient management in… CONTINUE READING