Imaging in Oncology by Michael A. BlakeImaging in Oncology by Michael A. Blake

Imaging in Oncology

byMichael A. BlakeEditorMannudeep K. Kalra

Hardcover | April 3, 2008

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Imaging in Oncology will serve as an up-to-date, attractive book of oncologic imaging for radiologists, oncologists, radiation therapists and others involved in oncologic care. This volume provides pertinent clinical and research information that underpins accurate interpretation and sensible use of cancer imaging. It reviews the role of established and upcoming techniques in plain radiography, ultrasound, CT, MR nuclear medicine, PET and PET/CT for oncologic imaging as well as image-guided intervention. The book also highlights new developments and advances in oncologic imaging. Imaging in Oncology will appeal to physicians in practice and in training and to all interested in oncologic imaging.

Title:Imaging in OncologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:565 pagesPublished:April 3, 2008Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0387755861

ISBN - 13:9780387755861

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Table of Contents

Section I.- Anatomic, Physiologic and Metabolic Imaging in Neuro-Oncology.- Imaging of Spinal Tumors.- PET Imaging of Brain Tumors.- Extracranial Head and Neck Neoplasms: Role of Imaging.- Section II.- Imaging of Thoracic Malignancies.- Imaging of Mediastinal Tumors.- Imaging Cardiac Tumors.- Section III.- Diagnostic Imaging and Image-Guided Interventions of Hepatobiliary Malignancies.- Recent Advances in Imaging of Pancreatic Neoplasms.- Imaging of Colorectal Carcinoma.- Imaging of Primary Malignant Tumors of Peritoneal and Retroperitoneal Origin.- Imaging of Urinary Tract Tumors.- Current Status of Imaging for Adrenal Malignant Involvement.- Recent Advances in Imaging of Male Reproductive Tract Malignancies.- Section IV.- Imaging of Malignant Skeletal Tumors.- Radiology of Soft Tissue Tumors Including Melanoma.- Section V.- Reticuloendothelium Malignancy: Current Role of Imaging.- Pediatric Malignancies: Synopsis of Current Imaging Techniques.- Interventional Radiology in Oncology.- Section VI.- Breast Tumor Imaging.- Erratum.

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From the reviews:"This 20-chapter . provides a summary description of imaging in patients with cancer. . serve as an up to date, broad overview of oncologic imaging for radiologists and all involved in oncologic care, particularly oncologists and radiation therapists. . present a good overview of state-of-the-art imaging for nonimagers involved in oncologic practice, such as radiation oncologists and medical oncologists. For those individuals, Imaging in Oncology offers valuable insights into the most appropriate and effective use of MRI, CT . in the evaluation of specific tumors." (H. William Strauss, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 301 (2), 2009)"The purpose of this book is to provide an overview of oncologic imaging and its application to medical and surgical therapies. . This book is aimed toward radiologists, oncologists, radiation therapists, residents, and fellows in these specialties. Other physicians managing oncology patients can also benefit from the materials presented. . The chapters are well written and easy to understand, and the references in each chapter are comprehensive." (Aurelio Matamoros Jr., The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Vol. 50 (1), January, 2009)