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Advances in Nuclear Oncology

Diagnosis and Therapy, 1st Edition

Edited by Emilio Bombardieri, John Buscombe, Giovanni Lucignani, Otmar Schober

CRC Press

544 pages

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Hardback: 9781841846149
pub: 2007-10-15
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The diagnostic and therapeutic achievements in radiopharmaceuticals and nuclear medicine instrumentation - PET, SPECT, MR, CT and their hypbrids PET-CT and SPECT-CT - are the result of the interdisciplinary research efforts of cell-biologists, chemists, pharmacologists, physicists, computer-scientists, engineers, nuclear medicine physicians, a

Table of Contents

Section I: Biology of Cancer 1. What is Cancer? 2. Targets Section II: Diagnostic Applications 3. Primary Brain Tumours 4. Head and Neck Cancer 5. Lung Cancer 6. Esophageal Cancer 7. Colorectal Cancer 8. Prostate Cancer 9. Ovarian Cancer 10. Breast Cancer 11. Thyroid Cancer 12. Adrenal Cancer 13. Neuroendocrine Gastroenteropancreatic Tumors 14. Lymphoma 15. Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors 16. Malignant Melanoma17. Cancer of Unknown Primary Section III: Therapeutic Applications 18. Differentiated Thyroid Cancer 19. Medullary Thyroid Cancer 20. Lymphoma 21. Neuroendocrine Tumors 22. Bone Metastases 23. Liver Tumors 24. Colorectal Cancer 25. Brain Tumors 26. Ovarian Cancer Section IV: Methods and Technology 27. New Instrumentation 28. New Radiopharmaceuticals 29. Radiopharmaceuticals for Therapy 30. New Concepts in Dosimetry and Protection 31. Advances in Nuclear Medicine Imaging in Oncology 32. Nuclear Medicine-Guided Radiotherapy

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Oncology
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine