Upfront PET/CT affects management decisions in patients with recurrent head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

Affiliation

Department of ORL - Head & Neck Surgery and Audiology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark; Department of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

To compare multidisciplinary team conference (MDTC) decisions regarding treatment intent based on either chest X-ray + MRI of the head and neck (CXR/MRI) or 18F-FDG-PET/CT (PET/CT) in patients with recurrent head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC).

Keywords

Head and neck neoplasms,MDTC,PET/CT,Patient management,Recurrence,Treatment plan,

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