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Image-Guided Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer - Anthony V. D'amico

Image-Guided Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer

By: Anthony V. D'amico (Editor), Jay S. Loeffler (Editor), Jay R. Harris (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th July 2003
ISBN: 9781588291141
Number Of Pages: 273

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Prominent physicians review past, current, and future applications of the many powerful imaging techniques now used in the diagnosis, staging, treatment, and outcomes assessment of cancers of the prostate, central nervous system (CNS), and breast. Topics range from the use of screening mammography and approaches to breast cancer detection using MRI to improved visualization of the prostate gland from transrectal ultrasound and MRI, to MRI-guided resection of neoplasms.

From the reviews:

"...brings together in one volume a wealth of information on imaging in the diagnosis and treatment of three major cancers...provides new and valuable information that will most likely benefit students and trainees in the oncologic disciplines...a welcome addition to many oncologists' reference libraries." - International Journal of Radiation Oncology/Biology/Physics

"...provides a very comprehensive review of prostate biopsy and prostate brachytherapy and it offers an insightful glimpse into how we may manage cancer in the future." -- BJU International

"This book aims at describing the past, current and future applications of imaging in the diagnosis, staging, and treatment outcome assessment of different tumors, such as cancer of the prostate gland, the central nervous system and the breast. ... In summary, the book is a very specialized volume on three tumorous entities with a special focus on new magnetic resonance-guided procedures. It can be especially recommended to interventional magnetic resonance specialists as well as colleagues from the area of oncology." (A. K. Dixon and T. J. Vogl, European Radiology, Vol. 15, October, 2005)

Preface
Contributors
Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Biopsyp. 3
Magnetic Resonance-Guided Prostate Biopsyp. 35
Image-Guided Needle Biopsy of Nonpalpable Breast Lesionsp. 53
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and MRI-Guided Intervention in the Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Cancerp. 75
Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guided Stereotactic Biopsy in the Central Nervous Systemp. 101
Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Brachytherapyp. 119
Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guided Interstitial Prostate Brachytherapyp. 155
Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guided Neurosurgeryp. 167
Recent Advances in Cancer Imaging as Applied to Radiotherapyp. 201
Sequential Magnetic Resonance and Response of Breast Cancer to Neoadjuvant Therapyp. 213
Image-Guided Thermal Therapy for Prostate Cancerp. 229
Molecular Imaging of Cancer Using Fluorescent Probe Technologyp. 247
Indexp. 269
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ISBN: 9781588291141
ISBN-10: 1588291146
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 273
Published: 30th July 2003
Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.8