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Cancer Imaging: Lung and Breast Carcinomas M.A. Hayat

Cancer Imaging: Lung and Breast Carcinomas

M.A. Hayat

Published July 8th 2008
ISBN : 9781281059383
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656 pages
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This two-volume reference book will present imaging technology currently used in clinics or at experimental stages for diagnosis and/or early detection of various cancers, including anticancer vaccines, surgical techniques, chemotherapy, radiation,MoreThis two-volume reference book will present imaging technology currently used in clinics or at experimental stages for diagnosis and/or early detection of various cancers, including anticancer vaccines, surgical techniques, chemotherapy, radiation, and gene therapies. Cancers discussed will include breast, lung, liver, prostate, cervical, brain, gastrointestinal, ovarian, gallbladder, esophageal, head and neck, bronchial, bone, thyroid, pancreatic, lymphoma, melanoma, and multiple myeloma malignancies. Approximately 100 research scientists and clinicians from more than 20 countries will contribute chapters.Concentrates on the application of imaging technology to the diagnosis and prognosis of lung and breast carcinomas, the two major world-wide malignanciesAddresses relationship between radiation dose and image qualityDiscusses the role of molecular imaging in identifying changes for the emergence and progression of cancer at the cellular and/or molecular levels