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1, MDA and PERCIST. J Cancer. 2010; 1:80-92. FDG, fluoro-2-deoxy-d-glucose; PERCIST, PET Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors; SUL, standardized uptake value corrected for lean body mass; TLG, tumor lesion glycolysis. 1. Additional clarification on the nuances of assessing progression could be found in the article and a summary of the categories of response is presented in Table 5-2.
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