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Cancer Imaging - Lung and Breast Carcinomas (Hardcover, New): M. A. Hayat

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Cancer Imaging - Lung and Breast Carcinomas (Hardcover, New)

M. A. Hayat

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With cancer-related deaths projected to rise to 10.3 million people by 2020, the need to prevent, diagnose, and cure cancer is greater than ever. This book presents readers with the most up-to-date imaging instrumentation, general and diagnostic applications for various cancers, with an emphasis on lung and breast carcinomas--the two major worldwide malignancy types. This book discusses the various imaging techniques used to locate and diagnose tumors, including ultrasound, X-ray, color Doppler sonography, PET, CT, PET/CT, MRI, SPECT, diffusion tensor imaging, dynamic infrared imaging, and magnetic resonance spectroscopy. It also details strategies for imaging cancer, emphasizing the importance of the use of this technology for clinical diagnosis. Imaging techniques that predict the malignant potential of cancers, response to chemotherapy and other treatments, recurrence, and prognosis are also detailed.
Concentrates on the application of imaging technology to the diagnosis and prognosis of lung and breast carcinomas, the two major worldwide malignancies
Addresses the relationship between radiation dose and image quality
Discusses the role of molecular imaging in identifying changes for the emergence and progression of cancer at the cellular and/or molecular levels"

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Imprint: Academic Press Inc
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2007
First published: 2008
Authors: M. A. Hayat
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 37mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 656
Edition: New
ISBN-13: 978-0-12-370468-9
Categories: Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine
Books > Medicine > Other branches of medicine
Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine > Diseases & disorders
Books > Medicine > Other branches of medicine > Medical imaging
Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine > Diseases & disorders > Oncology
Books > Medicine > Other branches of medicine > Medical imaging > General
Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine > Diseases & disorders > Oncology > General
Books > Academic & Education > Professional & Technical
Books > Academic & Education > Professional & Technical > Biomedical Science
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LSN: 0-12-370468-5
Barcode: 9780123704689

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