PET evaluation of lung cancer.

  title={PET evaluation of lung cancer.},
  author={Tira Bunyaviroch and R. Edward Coleman},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  volume={47 3},
In the last hundred years, lung cancer has risen from a reportable disease to the most common cause of death from cancer in both men and women in developed countries (1). When descriptions of lung cancer were published in 1912, there were only 374 reported cases (2). In the 1950s, little more than the chest radiograph and sputum cytologic analysis were available for lung cancer screening. Since then, the mortality from lung cancer has decreased, but the 5-y cure rates have barely improved (1… CONTINUE READING
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