Pancreatic Cancer (Contemporary Issues in Cancer Imaging)

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Written by a team of expert authors from all members of the multidisciplinary cancer care team, Pancreatic Cancer summarizes our current understanding of the epidemiology, genetics, imaging and treatment of these complex malignancies. Each imaging modality is reviewed, with an emphasis on MDCT, MRI and EUS; the key aspects of image interpretation are covered. Separate chapters focus on diagnosis and staging of ductal adenocarcinoma, cystic pancreatic neoplasms and neuroendocrine tumors; rare neoplasms and benign pancreatic disorders that mimic pancreatic cancer are also considered. All treatment options are discussed in detail, including surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy, and the multidisciplinary approach to patients with more advanced disease is fully reviewed. This volume is a state-of-the-art review of current practice and knowledge of pancreatic cancer.

Book Description
Highly illustrated clinical review of diagnosis, staging and treatment of pancreatic cancer by expert multidisciplinary author team for wide readership. –This text refers to the hardcover edition.
About the Author
Jay Heiken is Professor of Radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, Missouri, USA. –This text refers to the hardcover edition.

Pancreatic cancer carries a very high morbidity; accurate staging is essential in determining treatment plans. This volume covers all imaging modalities utilized in this malignancy, including MDCT, MRI and EUS, and gives guidance on interpreting scans. All treatment options are reviewed in detail, along with chapters on epidemiology and genetics. –This text refers to the printed_access_code edition.

Product Key Features
Format Hardcover
Language English
Publication Year 2008
Number of Pages 208 Pages

Dimensions
Item Length 10in.
Item Height 0.7in.
Item Width 7in.
Item Weight 38.4 Oz
Table of Content Series foreword; Preface to Pancreatic Cancer; 1. Epidemiology and genetics of pancreatic cancer Srinivasa K. R. Prasad and Rong Zeng; 2. Pathology of pancreatic neoplasms Thomas C. Smyrk; 3. MDCT techniques for imaging pancreatic neoplasms Alec J. Megibow; 4. MRI techniques for evaluating pancreatic neoplasms Shawyon Shadman and Vamsi R. Narra; 5. Imaging evaluation of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma Steven S. Raman and David S. K. Lu; 6. Imaging evaluation of cystic pancreatic neoplasms Dushyant Sahani and Onofrio A. Catalano; 7. Imaging evaluation of pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms Ruedi F. Thoeni; 8. Role of endoscopic ultrasound in diagnosis and staging of pancreatic neoplasms Rajesh N. Keswani and Riad R. Azar; 9. Surgical staging and management of pancreatic adenocarcinoma Steven M. Strasberg; 10. Treatment of locally advanced and metastatic pancreatic cancer Benjamin R. Tan, Jeffrey Carenza and Joel Picus; 11. Rare pancreatic neoplasms and mimics of pancreatic cancer Naoki Takahashi; Index.
Copyright Date 2009
Target Audience Scholarly & Professional
Topic Oncology, Radiology, Radiotherapy & Nuclear Medicine
Dewey Decimal 616.99437
Series Contemporary Issues in Cancer Imaging Ser.
Dewey Edition 22
Illustrated Yes
Genre Medical

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