Molecular Imaging in Oncology: PET, MRI, and MRS by E. Edmund KimMolecular Imaging in Oncology: PET, MRI, and MRS by E. Edmund Kim

Molecular Imaging in Oncology: PET, MRI, and MRS

byE. Edmund Kim, J. Aoki, H. Baghaei

Paperback | September 30, 2011

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Advanced routine imaging techniques have made it possible to diagnose localized abnormalities often before they have produced irreversible damage. PET permits visualization of the metabolic or physiologic characteristics of tumors. MRI shows exclusive morphologic abnormalities, and functional MRI depicts the motor and sensory status in the vicinity of tumors. MRS offers biochemical information of tumors and surrounding normal tissues. Combining PET, MRI and MRS information we should be able to differentiate tumors from non-tumor lesions, to characterize types or grades of tumors, and to monitor tumor regression, recurrence or response to therapy. This book reports updated techniques, instrumentation and clinical application of PET, MRI and MRS in cancer management.
Title:Molecular Imaging in Oncology: PET, MRI, and MRSFormat:PaperbackDimensions:290 pages, 27 × 19.3 × 0.01 inPublished:September 30, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Principles and Technology: Principles of Cancer Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology and Pathology; Imaging Strategies and Perspectives for Cancer Diagnosis and Monitoring; MRI: Physical Principles to Advanced Application; MRS: Physical Principles and Applications; Principle and Instrumentation of PET; Radiopharmaceutical for Tumour Imaging and MRI Contrast Agents; Receptor Imaging; Practical MRI and PET Techniques and their Artifacts; Clinical Applications of MRI, MRS and PET: Lung Cancers; Breast Cancers; Gastrointestinal Cancers; Urologic Cancers; Gynecologic Cancers; Brain Tumors; Head and Neck Tumors; Musculoskeletal Tumors; Melanoma, Lymphoma, Myeloma.