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  • I8F-FDG PET/CT of Cervical Carcinoma

    AJR:196, May 2011

    Chirag N. Patel, Sarfraz A. Nazir, Zubair Khan, Fergus V. Gleeson, Kevin M. Bradley

    OBJECTIVE. This article outlines the role of FDG PET/CT in patients with cervical carcino­ma for evaluating tumor extent, assessing treatment response, and detecting disease recurrence.

    CONCLUSION. There is increasing evidence that FDG PET/CT has a role in the pri­mary evaluation of cervical carcinoma—in particular, for evaluating lymph node status and distant metastatic disease. PET/CT is also helpful to determine prognosis, assess treatment response, and evaluate disease recurrence.