Imaging in Oncology

Hardcover | April 3, 2008

EditorMichael A. Blake, Mannudeep K. Kalra

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This pertinently illustrated and well referenced text serves as an up-to-date, attractive book of oncologic imaging for radiologists, oncologists, radiation therapists and others involved in oncologic care. This volume, with chapter contributions from world-renowned experts, provides clinical and research information that underpins accurate interpretation and sensible use of cancer imaging. The book also highlights new developments and advances in oncologic imaging.

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This pertinently illustrated and well referenced text serves as an up-to-date, attractive book of oncologic imaging for radiologists, oncologists, radiation therapists and others involved in oncologic care. This volume, with chapter contributions from world-renowned experts, provides clinical and research information that underpins acc...

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Imaging in Oncology consists of scholarly reviews that describe the role of imaging in oncology for diagnosis, follow-up and image guided interventions. Experts in various fields of radiology have contributed to this book. The contents are organized into several sections based on the primary site of malignancy. Each section includes sc...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:350 pagesPublished:April 3, 2008Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387755861

ISBN - 13:9780387755861

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Table of Contents

Preface .- Foreword.- Imaging of brain neoplasms.- Recent advances in imaging of spinal cord tumors.- Nuclear Medicine in central nervous system neoplasm.- Extracranial head and neck neoplasms: role of imaging.- Lung and pleural neoplasms: Current state of imaging.- Imaging of Mediastinal tumors.- Radiology of cardiac and pericardial neoplasms.- Liver and biliary tract tumor imaging.- Recent advances in imaging of pancreatic neoplasms.- Stomach, small intestine and colon cancer: State of the art imaging.- Radiology of peritoneal and retroperitoneal .- State-of-the-art imaging of urinary tract and adrenal tumors.- Recent advances in imaging of male reproductive tract malignancies.- Female Reproductive tract neoplasms: An imaging update.- Imaging of skeletal tumors.- Radiology of soft tissue tumors including melanoma.- Reticuloendothelium malignancy: Current role of imaging.- Pediatric malignancies: Synopsis of current imaging techniques.- Interventional Radiology in oncology.

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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)