Early and Complete Response of Bone Metastases, Documented by FDG-PET/CT Scan, in a Patient With NSCLC

World Journal of Oncology 02/2012;


In this case report we describe the case of a patient with multiple bone metastases of NSCLC, adenocarcinoma with exon 21 point-mutation of EGFR, treated with gefitinib. After only 3 months, FDG-PET/CT scan showed a complete response of bone metastases and right hylar adenopathy. Implications for need of early use of FDG-PET/CT scan after gefitinib treatment are discussed

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