Does Choline PET/CT Change the Management of Prostate Cancer Patients With Biochemical Failure?

Published on Jun 1, 2017in American Journal of Clinical Oncology1.907
· DOI :10.1097/COC.0000000000000139
Jeffrey Goldstein5
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(Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center),
Einat Even-Sapir44
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+ 8 AuthorsZvi Symon12
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Purpose:The FDA approved C-11 choline PET/computed tomography (CT) for imaging patients with recurrent prostate cancer in 2012. Subsequently, the 2014 NCCN guidelines have introduced labeled choline PET/CT in the imaging algorithm of patients with suspected recurrent disease. However, there is only
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