PET/CT in Cancer: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Individualized Imaging - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323485678, 9780323496087

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

1st Edition

Authors: Mohsen Beheshti Werner Langsteger Alireza Rezaee
eBook ISBN: 9780323496087
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323485678
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 12th June 2017
Page Count: 276
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Description

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.

Key Features

  • 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.

Table of Contents

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

Details

No. of pages:
276
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323496087
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323485678

About the Author

Mohsen Beheshti

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Nuclear Medicine, Head, PET-CT Center Linz, Department of Nuclear Medicine and Endocrinology, Orensklinikum, St Vincent's Hospital, Linz, Austria

Werner Langsteger

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairman, PET-CT Center Linz, Thyroid Center Linz, and Therapy Unit, Department of Nuclear Medicine and Endocrinology, Ordensklinikum, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Linz, Austria

Alireza Rezaee

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant, Nuclear Medicine, Scientific Collaborator, Department of Nuclear Medicine and Endocrinology, Ordensklinikum, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Linz, Austria