Imaging in Clinical Oncology

Imaging in Clinical Oncology

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This encompassing book is designed to contribute to a teamwork approach by promoting understanding between radiologists and clinical oncologists. All of the currently available imaging modalities of relevance in clinical oncology are covered, and the presentation of a broad spectrum of oncologic diseases (of most organ systems) on these modalities is discussed and illustrated. The role of multiparametric and multimodality imaging approaches providing both morphologic and functional information is considered in detail, and careful attention is paid to the latest developments in higher field (3T) MR imaging and advanced MR techniques such as diffusion-weighted imaging, diffusion tensor imaging, perfusion-weighted imaging and spectroscopy. The major challenge of incorporating progress in quantitative imaging technology into radiotherapy treatment planning, guidance, and monitoring is also addressed. This book will assist in refining the treatment approach in various oncologic diseases and organ systems based on specific imaging features. It will be of value to radiologists, oncologists, and other medical professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of oncology patients. a€‹... location (intestinal have worse prognosis compared to gastric), and mitotic rate ([5/50 hpf have worse prognosis) [12, 13]. ... which is insensitive to imatinib altogether), the usual daily dose is 400 mg with dose escalation to 800 mg (KIT exon 9 ... AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, Seventh Edition (2010) Springer, New York 2.

Title:Imaging in Clinical Oncology
Author:Athanassios Gouliamos, John Andreou, Paris Kosmidis
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-11-26


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