Correlation between 18F-FDG Positron-Emission Tomography 18F-FDG Uptake Levels at Diagnosis and Histopathologic and Immunohistochemical Factors in Patients with Breast Cancer.

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Ugurluer G. , Yavuz S., Calikusu Z., Seyrek E., Kibar M., Serin M., ...More

The journal of breast health, vol.12, no.3, pp.112-118, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjbh.2016.3031
  • Title of Journal : The journal of breast health
  • Page Numbers: pp.112-118


Objective: In this study, we aimed to determine the correlation between pretreatment-staging 18F-FDG total body positron-emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) maximum standardized uptake value (SUVmax) levels and histopathologic and immunohistochemical predictive and prognostic factors in patients with breast cancer.