The maximum standardized uptake value of 18 F-FDG PET scan to determine prognosis of hormone-receptor positive metastatic breast cancer
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1 Department of Medical Oncology, Department of Oncology, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center; Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
2 Faculty of Medicine, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
3 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Oncology, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center; Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
4 Department of Medical Oncology, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center Minhang Branch, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
BMC Cancer 2013, 13:42 doi:10.1186/1471-2407-13-42Published: 31 January 2013
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Summary of molecular subtype differences between the primary and relapsed or metastatic lesion in 28 patients with core biopsies after recurrence.
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The receiver operator characteristic (ROC) curve for SUVmax in the differential diagnosis of luminal A subtype from luminal B subtype in patients with core biopsies after recurrence (luminal A, 13; luminal B, 12). The curve describes the association between sensitivity and specificity at different thresholds. The area under the curve (AUC) was 0.551.
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