Report of the 6th International Workshop on PET in lymphoma

Cristina Nanni, Anne Ségolène Cottereau, Egesta Lopci, Caroline Bodet-Milin, Monica Coronado, Barbara Pro, Wong Seog Kim, Judith Trotman, Sally Barrington, Ulrich Duhrsen, Thierry Vander Borght, Elena Zamagni, Françoise Kraeber-Bodéré, Christina Messiou, Alain Rahmouni, Irène Buvat, Marc Andre, Mark Hertzberg, Wim Oyen, Olivier CasasnovasStefano Luminari, Laurent Garderet, Françoise Montravers, Carsten Kobe, Regine Kluge, Annibale Versari, Emanuele Zucca, Philippe Moreau, Bruce Cheson, Corinne Haioun, Andrea Gallamini, Michel Meignan

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Abstract

Two hundred and ten nuclear medicine physicians, radiologists, and hematologists from 26 countries attended the 6th International Workshop on Positron Emission Tomography (PET) in Lymphoma and Myeloma held in Menton, France, in September 2016. The meeting was under the auspices of the European Lymphoma Institute (ELI), the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) the Lymphoma Study Association (LYSA), the Italian Foundation on Lymphoma (FIL) and the Carnot Institute for Lymphoma (CALYM). Forty scientific posters were presented. For the first time, specialists in the field of multiple myeloma (MM) were involved in the expert session. The aim was to establish from the experience of Italian and French studies new guidelines of FDG-PET/CT reporting for myeloma staging and restaging. The meeting dedicated an entire session to MM imaging followed by a session on the role of PET in Peripheral T cell Lymphoma. An entire session addressed the issues of Deauville scale particularly for end treatment assessment and the challenging consequences of immunomodulatory treatments on PET reporting. A specific session presented the potential role of baseline metabolic tumor measurement to predict outcome and identify different risk categories and the main results obtained in different lymphoma entities were described. Whether it could replace clinical staging has been extensively discussed. The more recent results obtained in the H10 trial have been presented and compared to the published data in early stage Hodgkin lymphoma. Finally, the ongoing studies using PET for guiding therapeutic strategies have been reported by the various lymphoma cooperative groups that participated to the meeting.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2298-2303
Number of pages6
JournalLeukemia and Lymphoma
Volume58
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2017

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