Positron emission tomography with [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose improves staging and patient management in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a multicenter prospective study.

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PURPOSE To address the impact of positron emission tomography with [(18)F]fluorodeoxyglucose (PET-FDG) on the initial staging and management of patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). PATIENTS AND METHODS This multicenter, prospective study included 233 patients with newly diagnosed and untreated HNSCC. TNM stage and therapeutic… (More)
DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2009.24.6298

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@article{Lonneux2010PositronET, title={Positron emission tomography with [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose improves staging and patient management in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a multicenter prospective study.}, author={Max Lonneux and M. F. A. Hamoir and Herv{\'e} Reychler and Philippe Maingon and Christian Duvillard and Gilles Calais and Boum{\'e}di{\`e}ne Bridji and Laurence Digue and Michel Toubeau and Vincent Gr{\'e}goire}, journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology}, year={2010}, volume={28 7}, pages={1190-5} }