Tumor Progression

  • Anuj Rajput
  • Michael Goodman
  • Lev BangiyevEmail author


Glioblastomas are the most common primary malignant brain tumors that are very aggressive. PET/MR imaging provides excellent anatomic and physiological information to delineate the tumor and evaluate for tumor recurrence and posttreatment change.


Glioblastoma PET/MR FDG 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyStony Brook University HospitalStony BrookUSA
  2. 2.Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook University HospitalStony BrookUSA

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