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A Systematic Review of the Predictive Value of 18FDG-PET in Esophageal and Esophagogastric Junction Cancer After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation on the Survival Outcome Stratification

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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Source Name: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery


P Schollaert, R Crott, C Bertrand, L D'Hondt, T Vander Borght, B Krug

This metanalysis identified 26 eligible studies that assess the predictive value of PET for survival after induction therapy.  Complete metabolic response was associated with a 50% decrease in mortality and in tumor recurrence compared to no response.   

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