The role of FDG PET/CT in detection of distant metastasis in the initial staging of breast cancer


Aliyev A., Aksoy S. Y. , Ozhan M., Ekmekcioglu O., Vatankulu B. , Kocael P. C. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.46, no.2, pp.349-360, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1409-1
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.349-360

Abstract

Background/aim: We aimed to evaluate the role of FDG PET/CT in the detection of extraaxillary regional nodal/distant metastasis in breast cancer patients and to assess the value of FDG PET/CT for detecting distant metastases in patient subgroups.