Published in Cancer Weekly, August 19th, 2008
"Positron emission tomography (PET) with F-18-fluorodeoxyglucose (F-18-FDG) revealed that F-18-FDG uptake was widely spreading in the abdomen. In this case, the PET image was more useful than computed tomography (CT) for understanding tumor distribution rather," wrote Y. Kobayashi and colleagues, Mie University.
The researchers concluded: "PET provides important information on tumor distribution and has an impact on evaluating clinical stage in GIST...
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