Alterations in anatomic and functional imaging parameters with repeated FDG PET-CT and MRI during radiotherapy for head and neck cancer: a pilot study

Published on Mar 17, 2015in BMC Cancer3.15
· DOI :10.1186/S12885-015-1154-8
Manil Subesinghe12
Estimated H-index: 12
(Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust),
Andrew Scarsbrook29
Estimated H-index: 29
(Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust)
+ 9 AuthorsRobin Prestwich28
Estimated H-index: 28
(Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust)
Background The use of imaging to implement on-treatment adaptation of radiotherapy is a promising paradigm but current data on imaging changes during radiotherapy is limited. This is a hypothesis-generating pilot study to examine the changes on multi-modality anatomic and functional imaging during (chemo)radiotherapy treatment for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC).
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