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

JOURNAL OF BREAST HEALTH, vol.12, no.3, pp.112-118, 2016 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjbh.2016.3031
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.112-118
  • Keywords: Breast cancer, positron-emission tomography, 18F-FDG, predictive, prognosis, PROGNOSTIC PARAMETERS, F-18-FDG PET/CT, LYMPH-NODES, FDG UPTAKE, CARCINOMA, FEATURES, ASSOCIATION, ESTROGEN, SUBTYPES, THERAPY
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes


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.