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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Avril, N; Sassen, S; Roylance, R 
Title:
Response to therapy in breast cancer. 
Abstract:
Increasing numbers of patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer receive primary systemic therapy followed by surgery. Histopathology provides an accurate assessment of treatment efficacy on the basis of the extent of residual tumor and regressive changes within tumor tissue. However, only approximately 20% of breast cancer patients achieve a pathologic complete response, a fact that necessitates methods for monitoring therapeutic effectiveness early during therapy. (18)F-FDG PET and (18)F-FDG...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Nucl Med 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
50 Suppl 1 
Pages contribution:
55S-63S 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0161-5505 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie