Diagnostic applications of nuclear medicine: Ovarian cancer Book Section


Authors: Pandit-Taskar, N.; Mahajan, S.; Ma, W.
Editors: Strauss, H. W.; Mariani, G.; Volterrani, D.; Larson, S. M.
Article/Chapter Title: Diagnostic applications of nuclear medicine: Ovarian cancer
Abstract: Ovarian malignancies are a leading cause of death in women in the United States and a significant health issue for women worldwide. Anatomic imaging with ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance is a main tool for the diagnosis, staging, and follow-up of recurrent disease; however, it lacks biologic information. Nuclear imaging, primarily positron emission tomography (PET) with 2- deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-D-glucose ([18F]FDG), has been increasingly used for the detection of cancer. Encouraging data have emerged in recent years that support the use of [18F]FDG PET in a variety of clinical settings in ovarian cancer management. © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017. All rights reserved.
Keywords: staging; ovarian cancer; imaging; response to therapy; prognosis
Book Title: Nuclear Oncology: From Pathophysiology to Clinical Applications. 2nd ed
Volume: 2
ISBN: 978-3-319-26234-5
Publisher: Springer  
Publication Place: Cham, Switzerland
Date Published: 2017-01-01
Start Page: 1021
End Page: 1046
Language: English
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-26236-9_46
PROVIDER: scopus
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Notes: Book Chapter: 36 -- Export Date: 3 December 2018 -- Source: Scopus
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