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Table 1 CXCR4-targeted PET imaging with 68Ga-Pentixafor of primary breast cancer patients with corresponding age, tumor subtype, tumor grade (G), presence of lymph node (LN) metastases, or organ metastases, SUVmax of the primary tumor, and tumor-to-background (T/B) ratio

From: PET imaging of chemokine receptor CXCR4 in patients with primary and recurrent breast carcinoma

Patient # Age Subtype Grade LN MTS Organ MTS SUVmax T/B ratio Visible
1 61 NST G2 3.2 2.9 +
2 58 NST G3 + + 4.3 3.9 +
3 49 ILC G3 + 1.7 1.0
4 51 NST G2 + + 2.0 2.0 +
5 53 NST G2 2.9 2.6 +
6 56 NST G2 1.9 1.6
7 38 NST G2 + 2.8 2.3 +
8 69 NST G2 + 3.2 3.6 +
9 50 NST G2 4.5 3.5 +
10 47 ILC G2 + 1.8 1.0
11 40 NST G2 1.8 1.0
12 67 NST G2 2.9 1.6 +
13 48 NST G3 5.7 3.8 +
  1. In 9 of 13 patients, the primary tumor was visually detectable (last row)
  2. NST invasive carcinoma of no special type, ILC invasive lobular carcinoma