eBook Nuclear Oncology, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 146988349X
  • ISBN-13: 9781469883496
  • DDC: 616.99
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 944 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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The treatment of cancer has witnessed exciting developments on the cellular level—and Nuclear Oncology sums up these developments. This complicated field has been translated into an easy-to-read, comprehensive text that deconstructs all the latest findings as they pertain to oncology. For anyone seeking the latest cutting-edge molecular imaging and targeted therapy techniques in cancer diagnosis, management, and treatment, look no further than Nuclear Oncology.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
1: Organ Malignancies.
2: Brain Tumors.
3: Head and Neck Carcinomas.
4: Thyroid Carcinoma.
5: Parathyroid Tumors.
6: Esophageal Carcinoma.
7: Gastric Carcinoma-I.
8: Gastric Carcinoma-II.
9: Pancreatic Carcinoma.
10: Colorectal Carcinoma.
11: Liver Tumors.
12: Breast Carcinoma.
13: Pulmonary Carcinoma.
14: Renal Carcinoma.
15: Bladder Carcinoma.
16: Prostate Carcinoma.
17: Uterine and Cervical Carcinoma.
18: Ovarian Carcinoma.
19: Testicular Germ Cell Tumors.
20: Tumors of the Adrenal Glands.
21: Malignancies Involving the Entire Body.
22: Neuroendocrine Tumors.
23: Lymphoma and Leukemia.
24: Melanoma.
25: Neuroblastoma.
26: Bone Tumors.
27: Special Topics in Nuclear Oncology.
28: Pediatric Tumors.
29: Cancer of Unknown Primary.
30: Assessment of Lymph Nodes in Oncology.
31: Sentinel Lymph Node Detection and Imaging in Oncology.
32: PET/CT Hybrid Imaging in Radiotherapy Planning.
33: Bone Mineral Densitometry in Oncology.
34: Non-FDG PET/CT Imaging in Oncology.
35: Assessment of Response to Antitumor Treatment.
36: Radionuclide Imaging for the Assessment of Toxicity Due to Chemotherapy.
37: Investigative Methods for Studying Tumor Biology and Microenvironment.
38: Radionuclide Imaging of Multidrug Resistance.
39: Radionuclide Imaging of Tumor Hypoxia and Its Clinical Implications.
40: Radionuclide Imaging of Tumor Cell Apoptosis.
41: Radionuclide Imaging of Tumor Angiogenesis.
42: Radionuclide Imaging of Tumor Cell Proliferation.
43: Radionuclide Imaging of Human Epidermal Receptors.
44: Radionuclide Imaging of Integrins.
45: Radionuclide Imaging of Annexins.
46: Technical Issues.
47: Radiochemistry in Nuclear Oncology.
48: Advances in Nuclear and Optical Imaging of Tumors: Multi-Modality, Small-Animal, and Intraoperative Technologies.