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(P099) Influence of Surveillance PET/CT on Detection of Early Recurrence Following Definitive Radiation in Stage III Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer

CONCLUSIONS: In stage III NSCLC patients treated with definitive radiation, increased frequency of PET-CT scan surveillance did not ... improved survival. If validated, further investigation is warran... read more

What is the Most Effective Follow-up Model for Lung Cancer Patients? A Systematic Review

On the basis of the reported body of evidence it is therefore not ... lung cancer is the second-most common cancer and has the highest mortality in both groups with more than 33,500 deaths per year 1. ... read more

Negative Predictive Value of Surveillance PET/CT in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Optimizing the utilization of surveillance PET/CT in treated ... were not considered to indicate false-negative PET/CT findings, and these patients remained in the study for th... read more

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Use and Effectiveness of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

Conditional logistic regression for matched groups was used to assess associations between primary treatment and treatment-related ... significantly improved survival in women with stage IIIC ovarian ... read more

Small- and Large-Cell Neuroendocrine Cervical Cancer

Unlike with small-cell carcinoma of the lung, MRI of the brain is not necessary unless patients are ... transposition in cervical cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 1993;49:206-14. 10. Salani R, Backes FJ, Fung M... read more

End-Of-Life Care For Medicare Beneficiaries With Cancer Is Highly Intensive Overall And Varies Widely

Studies have shown that cancer care near the end of life is more aggressive than many patients ... observed variation in intensity of end-of-life cancer care and that none reliably ... be found in man... read more

Trends in Periodic Surveillance Testing for Early-Stage Uterine Cancer Survivors

OBJECTIVE: To examine the use of periodic surveillance testing for early-stage endometrial cancer su Advertisement Obstetrics & Gynecology Wolters Kluwer Health Logo Subscribe ... read more

Dr. Randal Paniello

Randal Paniello is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Saint Louis ... specialize in disorders of the head and neck ranging from hearing loss to cancer. read more

Proposed Agenda for the Measurement of Quality-of-Care Outcomes in Oncology Practice

ABSTRACT: Cancer is an important disease, and health care services have the potential to improve the quality and quantity of life for cancer patients ... care—from early detection through posttreatmen... read more

Prediction of Locoregional Control in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Serial CT Perfusion during Radiotherapy

MATERIALS AND METHODS: A prospective study was performed in 15 patients with HNSCC receiving definitive RT who underwent serial CTP before RT; at weeks 2, 4, and 6 of RT; and 6 weeks after RT. The med... read more

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