While specialists often guide the care to lung cancer patients, it is often a general radiologist who is left to interpret studies that impact patient care and management. Lung Cancer Imaging provides a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis, staging and overview of the management of lung cancer relevant to practicing radiologists so that they can better understand the decision making issues and provide more directed and useful communication to the treating physicians. It Primary Care physicians will also find this book valuable to understand the relevant issues that they face when one of their patients is being treated for lung cancer.Varying degrees of susceptibility also help explain why only a minority of smokers ever develop lung cancer. ... have focused on single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) in a number of genes, including those in pathways related to DNA repair, inflammation, and carcinogen metabolism [101a103]. ... This study was closed early after detecting a statistically significant 28% increase in lung cancer .
|Title||:||Lung Cancer Imaging|
|Author||:||James G. Ravenel|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-06-22|