Published in Medical Imaging Week, July 25th, 2009
"Traditional pretreatment evaluations include physical examination and CT imaging of the pelvis. Current treatment guidelines include fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography integrated with computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) as part of the standard pretreatment workup of patients diagnosed with anal cancer. At diagnosis, FDG-PET/CT is used to evaluate primary tumor size, lymph node status and to...
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