Oncologic Imaging

1st Edition

Essentials of Reporting Common Cancers

Print ISBN: 9781416032519
eBook ISBN: 9781437710908
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 7th December 2006
Page Count: 320


This new handbook is designed to provide practical, useful information for anyone involved in interpreting cancer imaging. As a complete guide to reporting the results of oncologic imaging studies taken for staging and follow-up, this useful text will give you the tools you need to provide concise, accurate, and relevant reports. Written by the leading names in cancer imaging, this reference is an essential tool for anyone involved in this rapidly evolving specialty.

Key Features

  • Provides a complete guide to reporting oncologic imaging studies taken for staging and follow up.
  • Provides consistent coverage of essential information using an easy-to-follow standardized outline format.
  • Includes specific information on what to put in the report and what to look for on the imaging.
  • Covers imaging challenges and caveats, key report elements, TNM staging system (or alternate system, as appropriate), and treatment implications for each of the most common tumor types.
  • Details preferred imaging techniques for each tumor, along with tips on obtaining the clearest results.
  • Offers the latest information on PET-CT imaging.
  • Includes beautiful, full-color drawings of disease sites, with relevant staging clearly marked.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction

1 Guidelines for Radiologic Reporting of Common

Section 2: Digestive System Tumors

2 Esophageal Cancer

3 Gastric Cancer

4 Colorectal Cancer

5 Pancreatic Carcinoma

6 Hepatocellular Carcinoma

7 Gallbladder Carcinoma

8 Cholangiocarcinoma

Section 3: Lung and Pleural Tumors

9 Lung Cancer

10 Pleural Mesothelioma

Section 4: Gynecologic Tumors

11 Ovarian Cancer

12 Cervical Cancer

13 Endometrial Cancer

14 Vulvar Cancer

15 Vaginal Cancer

16 Gestational Trophoblastic Tumors

Section 5: Urologic Tumors

17 Renal Cell Carcinoma

18 Urothelial Tumors

19 Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma

20 Bladder Cancer

21 Urethral Cancer

22 Prostate Cancer

23 Testicular Cancer

24 Penile Cancer

Section 6: Hematologic Malignancy

25 Lymphoma: Hodgkin Disease and Non-Hodgkin

26 Multiple Myeloma

Section 7: Head and Neck Tumors

27 Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity

28 Carcinoma of the Oropharynx

29 Laryngeal Cancer

30 Carcinoma of the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal

31 Carcinoma of the Thyroid Gland

Section 8: Pediatric Tumors

32 Retinoblastoma

33 Neuroblastoma

34 Wilms’ Tumors

Section 9: Breast Tumors

35 Breast Cancer

Section 10: Musculoskeletal Tumors

36 Primary Bone Tumors

37 Soft-Tissue Sarcoma

Section 11: Skin Tumors

38 Malignant Melanoma



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