Nuclear Oncology

Nuclear Oncology

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This book provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of both the basic principles and the clinical applications of nuclear oncology imaging techniques. The authors have assembled a distinguished group of leaders in the field who provide valuable insight on the subject. The book also includes major chapters on the cancer patient and the pathophysiology of abnormal tissue, the evaluation of co-existing disease, and the diagnosis and therapy of specific tumors using functional imaging studies. Each chapter is heavily illustrated to assist the reader in understanding the clinical role of nuclear oncology in cancer disease therapy and management.The original source for this material is the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, Seventh Edition (2010) published by Springer Science and Business ... Approximately 95% of GISTs are positive by immunohistochemical staining for KIT (CD117 antigen) [101]. ... In one study, for example, 80% of patients whose tumors had fewer than 10 mitoses per 50 HPF survived 8 years after surgical resection, while thoseanbsp;...

Title:Nuclear Oncology
Author:H. William Strauss, Giuliano Mariani, Duccio Volterrani, Steven M. Larson
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-11-27


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