Evaluation of early metabolic responses in rectal cancer during combined radiochemotherapy or radiotherapy alone: Sequential FDG-PET-CT findings
Janssen, Marco H. M × Ollers, Michel C van Stiphout, Ruud G. P. M Buijsen, Jeroen van den Bogaard, Jorgen De Ruysscher, Dirk Lambin, Philippe Lammering, Guido #
Elsevier Science Publishers
Radiotherapy and Oncology vol:94 issue:2 pages:151-155
Background and purpose: The purpose of this study was to prospectively investigate metabolic changes of rectal tumors after 1 week of treatment of either radiochemotherapy (28 x 1.8 Gy + Capecitabine) (RCT) or hypofractionated radiotherapy (5 x 5 Gy) alone (RT).