Changes in 18F-FDG-PET/CT tumor metabolism are not consistent with pathologic complete response in hormone-positive breast cancer

Kaya S., Aktas B., Sismek E. T. , Ozturk M. A. , DEDE F., KAYA H., ...More

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.22, no.5, pp.1191-1198, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1191-1198


Purpose: Current evaluation of response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) shows that it could achieve pathological complete response (pCR). The purpose of this study was to assess the consistency of maximum uptake values (SUVmax) changes and pCR in hormone-positive locally advanced breast cancer (LABC).