The Relationship Between Primary Tumor Metabolic Activity and Lymph Node and Distant Organ Metastasis in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Yildirim F., Turk M., AKDEMİR Ü. Ö. , Yurdakul A. S. , ÖZTÜRK C.

GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.29, no.3, pp.164-168, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.12996/gmj.2018.48
  • Title of Journal : GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.164-168


Objective: In our study we aimed to evaluate the relationship of SUVmax of (18)FDG uptake (metabolic activity) of the primary tumor on the pretreatment PET-CT to local invasion, lymph node metastasis and distant organ metastasis in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).