Post-therapeutic positron emission tomography/computed tomography for early detection of non-small cell lung cancer recurrence.

@article{Sudarski2013PosttherapeuticPE,
  title={Post-therapeutic positron emission tomography/computed tomography for early detection of non-small cell lung cancer recurrence.},
  author={Sonja Sudarski and Thomas Henzler and Stefan O. Schoenberg},
  journal={Translational lung cancer research},
  year={2013},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={295-303}
}
Patients after curative treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) have a high risk of loco-regional and/or distant tumor recurrence, especially within the first two years. Timely and accurate detection of recurrence is crucial in order to start salvage or palliative therapies with the overall goal of increasing patients' survival and quality of life. However, with the emerging use of non-surgical curative-intended therapies, follow-up of patients becomes even more challenging, as local… CONTINUE READING

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