The utility of the PET/CT method in Hodking’s lymphoma diagnosis
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Hodgkin’s lymphoma

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Zając, R., Pietrzak, A. K., & Cholewiński, W. (2020). The utility of the PET/CT method in Hodking’s lymphoma diagnosis. Letters in Oncology Science, 17(3), 8-14.


Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) is one of the most common malignancies in young adults. The method of choice in the HL detection and staging is the positron emission tomography/computed tomography using the radiopharmaceutical
18F-flurodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG PET/CT) examination. The 18F-FDG PET/CT study has been considered useful in the evaluation of the treatment effectiveness. The HL therapy aims to cure the disease and ensure the lowest toxicity possible, thus, the detailed diagnostic management using advanced methods of imaging seems to be of value.
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