Pretreatment FDG-PET standardized uptake value as a prognostic factor for outcome in head and neck cancer.

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BACKGROUND We studied the potential prognostic significance of pretreatment 18-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) standardized uptake value (SUV) in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN). METHODS A retrospective review of the pretreatment FDG-PET scans of 60 patients with SCCHN was performed. All patients received… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/hed.20942

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