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Medicine - Radiology | Lung Cancer Imaging

Lung Cancer Imaging

Ravenel, James G. (Ed.)

2013, XVI, 194 p. 105 illus., 31 illus. in color.

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  • Includes relevant epidemiologic information on lung cancer
  • Evidence for and against lung cancer screening followed by the pre-therapeutic evaluation
  • Concise overview of therapeutic options

Lung Cancer Imaging provides a clinically focused guide to the diagnosis, staging, and management of lung cancer.  It incorporates a multi-disciplinary approach to the understanding of the causes of lung cancer and treatment of this disorder.  This book presents the epidemiology and classification of lung cancer; screening protocols; imaging in non-small cell lung cancer; preoperative evaluation for lung cancer resection; staging and imaging of small cell carcinoma; surgical treatment for non-small cell lung cancer; the use of radiotherapy in lung cancer; and imaging following lung cancer treatment. With contributions from a distinguished group of thoracic oncology specialists, it is an authoritative resource for radiologists, oncologists, pulmonologists, and thoracic surgeons.  

 

Foreword by Mark Green, MD, Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, Medical University of South Carolina.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Chemotherapy - Drug Toxicity - Epidemiology - Imaging - Lung Cancer Screening - Small-Cell Lung Cancer

Related subjects » Oncology & Hematology - Radiology

Table of contents 

Epidemiology/WHO Classification

Screening for Lung Cancer

Evaluation of the Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodule

Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

Non-invasive Staging of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Novel Imaging Agents

Invasive Staging of Non-small cell lung cancer

Imaging of Smal cell lung cancer

Interdisciplinary Management of Lung Cancer

Pre-operative Evaluation for Resection

Surgical Therapy for Lung Cancer

Post-surgical Evaluation

Radiofrequency Ablation

Chemotherapy for Lung Cancer

Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer

Imaging following Radiation Therapy

Evaluation of Therapeutic Response

Imaging of Drug Toxicity

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