PET-CT changes the management and improves outcome in patients with recurrent colorectal cancer


Tural D. , Selcukbiricik F., Sager S. , Akar E., Yildiz O. , Serdengecti S.

JOURNAL OF CANCER RESEARCH AND THERAPEUTICS, vol.10, no.1, pp.121-126, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/0973-1482.131445
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CANCER RESEARCH AND THERAPEUTICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.121-126

Abstract

Background: The present study aims to analyze the impact of positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) on management change in patients with suspected or proven colorectal cancer recurrence, and to assess the effect of this management change on progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS).