A systematic review of positron emission tomography (PET) and positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) for the diagnosis of breast cancer recurrence.
Health Technology Assessment
NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme
Breast cancer (BC) accounts for one-third of all cases of cancer in women in the UK. Current strategies for the detection of BC recurrence include computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and bone scintigraphy. Positron emission tomography (PET) and, more recently, positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) are technologies that have been shown to have increasing relevance in the detection and management of BC recurrence.
addresses: West Midlands Health Technology Assessment Collaboration, Unit of Public Health, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.
types: Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Review
Published version. Copyright © 2010 NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme
Health Technology Assessment, 2010, Vol. 14, Issue 50, pp. 1 - 103
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