TITLE

PET/CT plus conventional staging reduced futile thoracotomies in NSCLC

AUTHOR(S)
Adams, Stacey L.; Haigh, Christen; Harris, Jason
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Hem/Onc Today;8/10/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 15, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the findings of a study which investigated the effectiveness of using positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) scanning, combined with conventional staging, in reducing futile thoracotomies in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
ACCESSION #
43476049

 

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