In a patient with an N+ anal cancer on pre-treatment PET, should a PET scan be repeated in follow-up?   

 If so, at what interval? NCCN recommends annual CT/MRI. 



Answer from: Radiation Oncologist at Community Practice

Answer from: Radiation Oncologist at Community Practice
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Radiation Oncologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Again, no evidence. This is the art of medicine. P...
Radiation Oncologist at Multicare Health Syst
LR recurrence was 16-20% in RTOG 0529 and similar ...
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Answer from: Radiation Oncologist at Academic Institution
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Radiation Oncologist at Compass Oncology
This is certainly a valid and evidence-based persp...
Radiation Oncologist at Veterans Administration Hospital, Jackson,MS
I use PET for advanced anal cancer. FYI Mahmud et...
Radiation Oncologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
CR and DRE and anoscopy almost always correlate wi...
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