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Lung Cancer : Part of Contemporary Issues in Cancer Imaging - Sujal R. Desai

Lung Cancer

Part of Contemporary Issues in Cancer Imaging

By: Sujal R. Desai (Editor), Rodney H. Reznek (Editor), Janet Husband (Editor)

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Published: 21st December 2006
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Despite the world-wide drive to increase awareness of the risks of smoking, lung cancer remains a global problem.

A multidisciplinary team approach is now considered the most effective way to manage lung cancer. Imaging plays a central role in this multidisciplinary approach; this is reflected in the present volume. Individual chapters focus on imaging (including screening, diagnosis of symptomatic cases and staging), pathology and treatment options in lung cancer.

Due to recent interest in the potential role of PET for a variety of malignancies, a separate chapter is devoted to this technique. Each volume in Contemporary Issues in Cancer Imaging is co-ordinated by an expert guest editor with contributions from all members of the multidisciplinary team, bringing together expertise from many specialities to promote the understanding and application of modern imaging in patient management.

About the Author

Sujal Desai is a Consultant Radiologist at King's College Hospital, London.

'... I would recommend it as a quick and easy update. ... readily digestable ...' Clinical Radiology

Clinical considerations in lung cancer
The pathology of lung cancer
The imaging of lung cancer
Screening for lung cancer
The staging of lung cancer
Positron emission tomography in lung cancer
Contemporary issues in the systemic treatment of lung cancer
Radiotherapy in lung cancer
Surgery for lung cancer
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ISBN: 9780521872027
ISBN-10: 0521872022
Series: Contemporary Issues in Cancer Imaging
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 166
Published: 21st December 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 18.034  x 1.524
Weight (kg): 0.63