Imaging of Lung Cancer, An Issue of Radiologic Clinics of North America - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455739301, 9781455747054

Imaging of Lung Cancer, An Issue of Radiologic Clinics of North America, Volume 50-5

1st Edition

Authors: Ella Kazerooni Baskaran Sundaram
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455739301
eBook ISBN: 9781455747054
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 18th September 2012

Description

This issue gives the general radiologist a solid overview of lung cancer imaging techniques. CT screening for lung cancer is discussed, and the evaluation and management of indeterminate pulmonary nodules is reviewed. Revised TNM lung cancer staging, as well as the optimal imaging protocols for lung cancer staging (CT, MR and PET) are thoroughly examined. A multidisciplinary approach to tissue sampling and updated histopathologic classification of lung cancer are discussed. Image-guided ablative therapies for lung cancer are reviewed. Finally, future trends in lung cancer diagnosis and staging and genetics are reviewed, as well as novel biomarkers for lung cancer detection.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455747054
Hardcover ISBN:
9781455739301

About the Authors

Ella Kazerooni Author

University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MD

Baskaran Sundaram Author

University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI