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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Weber, WA; Wieder, H 
Title:
Monitoring chemotherapy and radiotherapy of solid tumors. 
Abstract:
PET imaging with the glucose analog fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG-PET) has been evaluated in numerous studies to monitor tumor response in patients undergoing chemo- and radiotherapy. The clinical value of FDG-PET for differentiation of residual or recurrent viable tumor and therapy-induced fibrosis or scar tissue has been documented for various solid tumors. Furthermore, there are now several reports suggesting that quantitative assessment of therapy-induced changes in tumor FDG uptake may allow pred...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 
Year:
2006 
Journal volume:
33 Suppl 1 
Pages contribution:
27-37 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1619-7070 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Radiologie