The Role of PET-CT in the Clinical Management of Oesophageal Cancer

Abstract

Oesophageal cancer, once a relatively rare form of cancer, with a non-uniform geographical distribution, is the sixth most common cause of cancer related death in UK for 2005 (1-3). By the time of presentation, only 24-31% of patients are suitable for curative surgical resection and the overall 5-year survival is 20-30% (2, 4). PET-CT, a new staging… (More)

Topics

16 Figures and Tables

Slides referencing similar topics