Lung cancer relatively common in Peru. PET/CT is a useful tool in the staging and follow-up of the treatment of lung tumors. There is currently enough evidence to affirm that this technology helps in adjusting treatment and increasing the survival rate of the patients. A descriptive review of the relevant articles recently published on the subject was carried out. It is concluded that PET/CT is useful in the staging and follow-up of the proposed treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer. This malignant tumor is also often discovered and diagnosed at an advanced stage.
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