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Ovarian Cancer

  • "Although CT staging correlated with postoperative staging in 8 of 15 patients (53%), consensus evaluation of CT with FDG PET staging improved correlation with postoperative staging in 13 (87%) of 15 patients."

    Incremental Benefits of FDG PET over CT Alone for the Preoperative Staging of Ovarian Cancer
    Yoshida Y et al.
    AJR 2004; 182:227-232
  • "PET and PET-CT have a potential role in evaluating patients for recurrent ovarian cancer, particularly those with negative CT or MRI findings and rising tumor marker levels."

    PET-CT in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer: Initial Observations
    Pannu HK et al.
    RadioGraphics 2004; 24:209-223