Published in Cancer Weekly, December 27th, 2005
According to recent research from South Korea, "We evaluated the accuracy of FDG-PET in diagnosing metastatic para-aortic and pelvic lymph nodes in patients with cervical cancer by comparing this noninvasive imaging technique with surgicopathologic results. We performed FDG-PET in 54 patients with cervical cancer at FIGO stages IB-IVA who were about to undergo lymphadenectomy."
"For region-specific comparisons, we divided the nodes into 8 regions (4 on each side: para-aortic, common iliac, external iliac, and internal...
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