JNM: PET/CT predicts survival after radioembolization of breast cancer

March 12, 2012

The change in standard uptake value (SUV)max as assessed by 18F-FDG PET/CT before and three months after selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) was identified as the only independent predictor of survival in patients with hepatic metastases of breast cancer, according to a study published in the February issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.