Sharma et al present the prospective comprehensive analysis of 60 patients with NSCLC: "Role of Various Metabolic Parameters Derived From Baseline 18F-FDG PET/CT as Prognostic Markers in Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Undergoing Platinum-Based Chemotherapy​". Each patient underwent dynamic sequential whole-body 18F-FDG with quantitative perfusion PET tumor analysis. Authors concluded that baseline MTV and TLG of primary tumor or whole-body tumor lesions are reliable prognostic markers of OS in NSCLC patients undergoing platinum-based chemotherapy. However, other SUVmax, average SUV, tumor-to-background ratio and dynamic PET/CT parameters have no prognostic value in this cohort.​

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