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 scholarly reviews on the present role of
modern imaging techniques in malignancies involving different parts of
the body. The reviews highlight new developments and advances in
oncologic imaging and discusses established and new techniques such as
plain radiography, ultrasound, CT, MR imaging, nuclear medicine, PET
This textbook serves as an up-to-date, attractive, broad overview book of oncologic
imaging for radiologists and others involved in oncologic care, particularly medical oncologists and radiation therapists.
Series Editor's comments:
"There have been remarkable advances in oncologic imaging over
the past decade. Leading figures in the field describe both the
techniques and applications against a spectrum of malignancies. This
text serves as a resource for clinicians and radiologists involved in
Steven T. Rosen, M.D.
Oncologists, radiologists, radiation therapists, physicians in practice and training, all interested in Oncologic Imaging
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)