Application of PET and PET-CT in Cancer of the Gastrointestinal System
Esophageal and gastric cancers are highly aggressive malignancies with poor prognosis. Surgical resection is the primary curative treatment for early esophageal and gastric cancers. Multimodality treatment involving preoperative chemotherapy with or without radiation followed by surgical resection in suitable patients is increasingly becoming popular in patients who have locally advanced cancers.
KeywordsGastric Cancer Esophageal Cancer Neuroendocrine Tumor Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma Islet Cell Tumor
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