Positron emission tomography in lung cancer

Val J. Lowe, Keith S. Naunheim

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Reports on positron emission tomography have become more common in the oncology literature. After a short introduction to positron emission tomography, this review will look at the data relating to the use of this technology in the diagnosis, the staging, and the posttreatment evaluation of patients with lung cancer and will discuss its potential role in these evaluations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1821-1829
Number of pages9
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jul 18 1998


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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