18F-FDG PET/CT metabolic tumor volume and total lesion glycolysis predict outcome in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
  • Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
  • Glycolysis
  • Multimodal Imaging
  • Oropharyngeal Neoplasms
  • Positron-Emission Tomography
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Tumor Burden

abstract

  • Parameters capturing the volume of (18)F-FDG-positive disease (MTV or TLG) provide important prognostic information in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma treated with chemoradiotherapy and should be considered for risk stratification in this disease.

publication date

  • October 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2967/jnumed.111.101402

PubMed ID

  • 22895812

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1506

end page

  • 13

volume

  • 53

number

  • 10