Clinical role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in the management of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck and thyroid carcinoma

Andrew Quon, Nancy J Fischbein, I Ross McDougall, Quynh-Thu Le, Billy W Loo, Harlan Pinto, Michael J Kaplan
Journal of Nuclear Medicine 2007, 48: 58S-67S
18F-FDG PET/CT has rapidly become a widely used imaging modality for evaluating a variety of malignancies, including squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck and thyroid cancer. Using both published data and the multidisciplinary experience at our institution, we provide a practical set of guidelines and algorithms for the use of 18F-FDG PET/CT in the evaluation and management of head and neck cancer and thyroid cancer.

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