1406 - 18F-FDG PET for indolent non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

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Application Detail



Description of Medical Service

Broadening the indications for existing MBS Item numbers for 18F-FDG PET-CT for lymphoma to include all FDG-avid lymphomas.

Description of Medical Condition

Existing MBS item numbers cover approximately 75% of all lymphomas. There are several other systemic lymphomas that are FDG-avid, particularly follicular lymphoma, as well as a number of rarer histologies.

Reason for Application

Amendment to MBS item

Medical Service Type


Previous Application Number

Not Applicable

Associated Documentation

Application Form


PICO Confirmation


Assessment Report


Public Summary Document

Public Summary Document (PDF 982 KB)
Public Summary Document (Word 255 KB)

Meetings for this Application




6 - 7 October 2016


24 - 25 November 2016