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Vol 21, No 2 (2018)
Clinical vignette
Submitted: 2018-03-19
Accepted: 2018-04-24
Published online: 2018-06-11
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Simultaneous breast cancer and DLBCL lymphoma — role of PET/CT examination with 18F-FDG and 18F-FES

Łukasz Hołody1, Jolanta Kunikowska2, Janusz Braziewicz3
DOI: 10.5603/NMR.a2018.0020
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Pubmed: 29956818
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Nucl. Med. Rev 2018;21(2):113-114.
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  1. Zakład Medycyny Nuklearmej z Ośrodkiem PET Świętokrzyskie Centrum Onkologii, Artwińskiego 3, 25-734 Kielce
  2. Zakład Medycyny Nuklearnej Warszawski Uniwersytet Medyczny, Stefana Banacha 1a, 02-097 Warszawa, Poland
  3. Zakład Fizyki Medycznej, Uniwersytet Jana Kochanowskiego w Kielcach, Świętokrzyska 15, 25-406 Kielce, Poland

open access

Vol 21, No 2 (2018)
Clinical vignette
Submitted: 2018-03-19
Accepted: 2018-04-24
Published online: 2018-06-11

Abstract

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the western world.

The estrogen receptor (ER) is expressed in two thirds of newly diagnosed breast cancers, so hormonal treatment is performed only in the receptor positive patients. The most successful ER imaging radiopharmaceutical in PET techniques is 16α-[18F]-flouro-17β-estradiol (18F-FES).

The diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is one of the most common NHL, however, non-Hodgkin lymphoma constitutes only 4% of all primary cancers in women. The typical staging of disease is done using 18-fluorodeoksyglukose (18F-FDG) PET/CT.

Abstract

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the western world.

The estrogen receptor (ER) is expressed in two thirds of newly diagnosed breast cancers, so hormonal treatment is performed only in the receptor positive patients. The most successful ER imaging radiopharmaceutical in PET techniques is 16α-[18F]-flouro-17β-estradiol (18F-FES).

The diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is one of the most common NHL, however, non-Hodgkin lymphoma constitutes only 4% of all primary cancers in women. The typical staging of disease is done using 18-fluorodeoksyglukose (18F-FDG) PET/CT.

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Keywords

PET/CT, FES, breast cancer

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Title

Simultaneous breast cancer and DLBCL lymphoma — role of PET/CT examination with 18F-FDG and 18F-FES

Journal

Nuclear Medicine Review

Issue

Vol 21, No 2 (2018)

Article type

Clinical vignette

Pages

113-114

Published online

2018-06-11

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853

DOI

10.5603/NMR.a2018.0020

Pubmed

29956818

Bibliographic record

Nucl. Med. Rev 2018;21(2):113-114.

Keywords

PET/CT
FES
breast cancer

Authors

Łukasz Hołody
Jolanta Kunikowska
Janusz Braziewicz

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