[18F]-2-Fluoro-2-Deoxy-D-glucose-PET Assessment of Cervical Cancer

PET Clin. 2018 Apr;13(2):165-177. doi: 10.1016/j.cpet.2017.11.004. Epub 2018 Feb 3.


This article provides an overview of PET in cervical cancer, primarily with regard to the use of 18F-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-d-glucose-PET/computed tomography. A brief discussion of upcoming technologies, such as PET/MR imaging, is presented.

Keywords: Cancer staging; Cervical cancer; PET/CT; PET/MR imaging; Treatment planning.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Female
  • Fluorodeoxyglucose F18*
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Positron Emission Tomography Computed Tomography / methods*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Radiographic Image Enhancement / methods*
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging*
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / pathology*


  • Fluorodeoxyglucose F18