Factors associated with local failure and death from lung cancer were evaluated based on post-treatment FDG-PET imaging in patients (pts) with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
PET-CT scans were obtained 6-8 weeks after thoracic RT and approximately every 3 months thereafter.
Recommended CitationWerner-Wasik, Maria; Pequignot, Edward; Hyslop, Terry; Shulli, Brian; Xiao, Ying; Machtay, Mitchell; Taylor, Amy; Curran, Walter; and Axelrod, Rita, "Initial Tumor Metabolic Parameters (Maximum SUV and Metabolic Volume) Predict Death From Lung Cancer and Rapid SUV Decline is Associated with Local Control" (2009). Department of Radiation Oncology Faculty Papers. Paper 13.