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January 28, 2011

Examination of baseline scans from a glioma-treatment trial of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium shows that the pattern and intensity of uptake in 18F FDG uptake in children diagnosed with brainstem glioma correlated with overall and progression-free survival rates.

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Evaluation of 18F-FDG PET and MRI Associations in Pediatric Diffuse Intrinsic Brain Stem Glioma: A Report from the Pediatric Brain Tumor ConsortiumThe Journal of Nuclear Medicine | Feb 1, 2011 (Free abstract. Full text $15)

Examination of baseline scans from a glioma-treatment trial of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium shows that the pattern and intensity of uptake in 18F FDG PET scans in children diagnosed with brainstem glioma correlated with overall and progression-free survival rates.

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