Radiology 2022 Jun 21:212798. Epub 2022 Jun 21.
From the Graduate Institute of Business Administration, College of Management (W.M.C., M.C., J.G.H., T.S.L., B.C.S., S.Y.W.), and Artificial Intelligence Development Center (B.C.S., S.Y.W.), Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan; Big Data Center (W.M.C., S.Y.W.), Division of Radiation Oncology (S.Y.W.), and Cancer Center (S.Y.W.), Lo-Hsu Medical Foundation, Lotung Poh-Ai Hospital, No. 111, Section 3, Hsing-Long Rd, Taipei 116, Taiwan; Department of Food Nutrition and Health Biotechnology (S.Y.W.) and Department of Healthcare Administration (S.Y.W.), College of Medical and Health Science, Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan; Centers for Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Taipei Municipal Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan (S.Y.W.); and Department of Management, College of Management, Fo Guang University, Yilan, Taiwan (S.Y.W.).
Background The added value of preoperative PET/CT for the overall survival of patients with resectable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is unknown. Purpose To investigate the association of the use of preoperative PET/CT on survival of patients with resectable stage I-IIIB NSCLC. Materials and Methods In this retrospective study, patients with resectable stage I-IIIB NSCLC who underwent thoracic surgery from January 1, 2009, to December 31, 2018, from the Taiwan Cancer Registry were included. Read More