What are the main applications of FDG PET in the oncological setting?
- • Lesion characterization (as benign or malignant, and as indolent or aggressive).
- • Tumor staging and pretreatment planning.
- • Prognostication of clinical outcome (prior to therapy).
- • Tumor response assessment (during or after therapy).
- • Tumor restaging (for detection and localization of sites of recurrent disease).