External validation of a prognostic model incorporating quantitative PET image features in oesophageal cancer.

Affiliation

Division of Cancer & Genetics, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Enhanced prognostic models are required to improve risk stratification of patients with oesophageal cancer so treatment decisions can be optimised. The primary aim was to externally validate a published prognostic model incorporating PET image features. Transferability of the model was compared using only clinical variables.

Keywords

Oesophageal cancer,Positron-emission tomography,Prognosis,Radiomics,Survival,

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