Functional Imaging in Oncology, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 364240412X
  • ISBN-13: 9783642404122
  • DDC: 616.994075
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 549 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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In the new era of functional and molecular imaging, both currently available imaging biomarkers and biomarkers under development are expected to lead to major changes in the management of oncological patients. This well-illustrated two-volume book is a practical manual on the various imaging techniques capable of delivering functional information on cancer, including preclinical and clinical imaging techniques, based on US, CT, MRI, PET and hybrid modalities. This first volume explains the biophysical basis for these functional imaging techniques and describes the techniques themselves. Detailed information is provided on the imaging of cancer hallmarks, including angiogenesis, tumor metabolism, and hypoxia. The techniques and their roles are then discussed individually, covering the full range of modalities in clinical use as well as new molecular and functional techniques. The value of a multiparametric approach is also carefully considered.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Clinical and Therapeutic Approach to Functional Oncological Imaging.
2: Cancer Biology: What's Important for Imaging.
3: Imaging Biomarkers and Surrogate Endpoints in Oncology Clinical Trials.
4: Role of Molecular Imaging in the Era of Personalized Medicine: A Review.
5: Radiotherapy and Imaging.
6: New Therapies and Functional-Molecular Imaging.
7: Medical Image Computing for Oncology: Review and Clinical Examples.
8: Imaging of Cancer Hallmarks.
9: Imaging Angiogenesis.
10: Imaging of Tumor Metabolism: MR Spectroscopy.
11: Imaging of Tumour Metabolism: 18-FDG PET.
12: Imaging of Tumor Metabolism: PET with Other Metabolites.
13: Current Clinical Imaging of Hypoxia with PET and Future Perspectives.
14: MRI Hypoxia Measurements.
15: Functional Imaging Techniques in Clinical Use.
16: Overview of Functional MR, CT, and US Imaging Techniques in Clinical Use.
17: Diffusion-Weighted MR Imaging.
18: Perfusion CT: Principles, Technical Aspects and Applications in Oncology.
19: Perfusion Imaging by Magnetic Resonance.
20: DCE-US: Evaluation of Angiogenesis.
21: Spectroscopy of Cancer.
22: Hybrid Imaging: PET-CT and PET-MRI.
23: Dual-Energy and Spectral Energy Computed Tomography: Oncological Body Applications in Clinical Use.
24: US Elastography: Applications in Tumors.
25: Molecular Imaging Techniques in Clinical Use and in Research.
26: New Molecular and Functional Imaging Techniques.
27: Multiparametric Imaging.