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Essentials of Reporting Common Cancers
Hedvig Hricak, MD, PhD, Janet E. S. Husband, OBE, FMedSci, FRCP, FRCR and David M. Panicek, MD, FACR
This new handbook is designed to provide practical, useful information for anyone involved in interpreting cancer imaging. As a complete guide to reporting the results of oncologic imaging studies taken for staging and follow-up, this useful text will give you the tools you need to provide concise, accurate, and relevant reports. Written by the leading names in cancer imaging, this reference is an essential tool for anyone involved in this rapidly evolving specialty.
Provides a complete guide to reporting oncologic imaging studies taken for staging and follow up.
Provides consistent coverage of essential information using an easy-to-follow standardized outline format.
Includes specific information on what to put in the report and what to look for on the imaging.
Covers imaging challenges and caveats, key report elements, TNM staging system (or alternate system, as appropriate), and treatment implications for each of the most common tumor types.
Details preferred imaging techniques for each tumor, along with tips on obtaining the clearest results.
Offers the latest information on PET-CT imaging.
Includes beautiful, full-color drawings of disease sites, with relevant staging clearly marked.
"This is a compact, well written book with an impressive list of contributors, all working in the field of radiology, either as professors, assistant professors or consultants from the USA and Europe. The format of the book means that it is easy to comsult and to carry aorund. Its aim is to help the radiologist issue his/her findings to the referring physician in a concise, clinically relevant report written in a standardised fashion. The most common cancers worldwide have been included." - Christiane Banton, Senior Lecturer in Palliative Care and Cancer Care, Unviersity of Wolverhampton, UK.
By Hedvig Hricak, MD, PhD, Professor of Radiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University; Chair, Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; Janet E. S. Husband, OBE, FMedSci, FRCP, FRCR, Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, University of London, Institute of Cancer Research; Head of Academic Department of Radiology, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, UK; and David M. Panicek, MD, FACR
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