PET/CT in Staging and Treatment Evaluation of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
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Non-small cell lung cancer
Non-invasive surgery
Computed tomography



Submitted : 2023-04-17
Accepted : 2023-05-02
Published : 2023-05-17


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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