Clinical application value and progress of PET/CT in nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Fengwei Zeng, Mu-Hua Cheng


Nasopharyngeal carcinoma(NPC) is one of common head and neck cancers which mainly threaten people in Southeast Asia. PET/CT play an important roles in radiotherapy for NPC. This article reviews the PET/CT in the diagnosis, staging, guiding treatment, monitoring of therapy efficacy, focal residual and recurrence, prognosis and progress of NPC.


Nasopharyngeal carcinoma; Clinical application; PET/CT

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