PET/CT in Cancer: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Individualized Imaging

PET/CT in Cancer: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Individualized Imaging

By: Alireza Rezaee (author), Mohsen Beheshti (author), Werner Langsteger (author)Hardback

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Edited, authored, and reviewed by an expert team of oncologists and nuclear physicians/radiologists, this one-of-a-kind title helps you make the most of the critical role PET/CT plays in cancer staging and therapeutic responses to individualized treatments. Drs. Mohsen Beheshti, Werner Langsteger, and Alireza Rezaee place an emphasis on cutting-edge research and evidence-based practice, ensuring that you're up to date with every aspect of this fast-changing field. For each tumor entity, you'll find authoritative discussions of background, pathology, common pattern of spread, TNM classification, clinical guidelines, discussion, evidence-based recommendations, key points, and pitfalls. Contains 130 teaching cases with high-quality PET/CT images. Presents clear, practical guidance from multiple experts across subspecialties: nuclear medicine, oncology, oncologic surgery, radiation oncology, and clinical research. Includes separate, comprehensive chapters on head and neck, lung, breast, esophageal/gastric, pancreas/neuroendocrine, colorectal, hepatobiliary, lymphoma, gynecologic, prostate, melanoma, and brain cancers. Features short reviews of clinical aspects of different cancers, primary diagnostic procedures, and recommendations regarding PET/CT from ESMO and NCCN. Helps to reveal positive outcomes or potential deficits or weaknesses in an individual plan of care, allowing for better outcomes in patient care, future cancer research, and application of radiotracers beyond 18F-FDG.


Chapter 1: Head and Neck Cancer Chapter 2: Lung Cancer Chapter 3: Breast Cancer Chapter 4: Gastroesophageal Cancer Chapter 5: Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms Chapter 6: Colorectal Cancer Chapter 7: Hepatobilliary Cancer Chapter 8: Lymphoma Chapter 9: Gynecologic Cancer Chapter 10: Prostate Cancer Chapter 11: Melanoma Chapter 12: Brain Tumors

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  • ISBN13: 9780323485678
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 276
  • ID: 9780323485678
  • ISBN10: 0323485677

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