Evaluation of 18F-FDG-PET for early detection of suboptimal response of rectal cancer to preoperative chemoradiotherapy: A prospective analysis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
  • Chemoradiotherapy
  • Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
  • Positron-Emission Tomography
  • Rectal Neoplasms

abstract

  • In this pilot study, FDG-PET at 8-14 days after the beginning of preoperative CRT was unsuccessful at predicting pathological response with enough accuracy to justify an early change in therapy.

publication date

  • October 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/s10434-011-1634-2

PubMed ID

  • 21476107

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2783

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 18

number

  • 10