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Breast cancer : nuclear medicine in diagnosis and therapeutic options /
E. Bombardieri, G. Bonadonna, L. Gianni (eds.) ; with contributions by R. Agresti ... [et al.].
imprint
Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2008.
description
xiv, 299 p. : ill.
ISBN
3540367802 (alk. paper), 9783540367802 (alk. paper)
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imprint
Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2008.
isbn
3540367802 (alk. paper)
9783540367802 (alk. paper)
catalogue key
6314133
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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From the reviews: "This book provides a complete overview of the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of nuclear medicine in breast cancer. ... The audience includes nuclear medicine professions, radiologists, oncologists, and residents and fellows in those fields. This book is a valuable aid for new practitioners as well as experienced nuclear medicine physicians who are called upon for treatment of breast cancer. ... This excellent book will be a great addition to any nuclear medicine physician's library ... ." (Oussama Nachar, Doody's Review Service, February, 2008)
From the reviews:"This book provides a complete overview of the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of nuclear medicine in breast cancer. … The audience includes nuclear medicine professions, radiologists, oncologists, and residents and fellows in those fields. This book is a valuable aid for new practitioners as well as experienced nuclear medicine physicians who are called upon for treatment of breast cancer. … This excellent book will be a great addition to any nuclear medicine physician's library … ." (Oussama Nachar, Doody's Review Service, February, 2008)
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Summaries
Main Description
There can never be enough material in the public domain about cancers, and particularly breast cancer. This book adds much to the literature. It provides general information on breast cancer management and considers all new methods of diagnosis and therapy. It focuses on nuclear medicine modalities by comparing their results with other diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. The coverage provides readers with up-to-date knowledge on breast cancer as well as information on the advances in the field of diagnosis. It also details data on the development of some new modalities and provides a general overview of the available tools for breast cancer treatment.
Long Description
This book aims to provide general information on breast cancer management and considers all new methods of diagnosis and therapy. In particular, the authors have focused on nuclear medicine modalities by comparing their results with other diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. The text is essential not only for nuclear medicine physicians but also for oncologists, radiologists, surgeons and practitioners who wish to learn about the contribution of modern nuclear medicine to general breast cancer management strategies.
Bowker Data Service Summary
This book aims to provide general information on breast cancer management and considers all new methods of diagnosis and therapy. In particular, the authors have focused on nuclear medicine modalities by comparing their results with other diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.
Table of Contents
Introductionp. 1
Histological Classification of Breast Cancerp. 3
Biomarkers for Breast Cancer: Towards the Proposition of Clinically Relevant Toolsp. 15
Circulating Tumour Markers in Breast Cancerp. 33
Axillary Lymph Node Status Evaluation in Breast Cancer Patients: Role of SPECT and Pinhole SPECT with Cationic Lipophilic Radiotracersp. 43
Breast Imaging with Scintimammographyp. 57
[superscript 99m]Tc-MIBI in the Evaluation of Breast Cancer Biologyp. 71
Sentinel Node Detection in Pre-Operative Axillary Stagingp. 83
State of the Art of Current Modalities for the Diagnosis of Breast Lesionsp. 99
New Trends of MRI in Breast Cancer Diagnosisp. 127
PET Imaging of Breast Cancer Molecular Biomarkersp. 145
The Role of FDG-PET for Axillary Lymph Node Staging in Primary Breast Cancerp. 157
Measuring Response to Chemotherapy in Locally Advanced Breast Cancer: Methodological Considerationsp. 169
FDG-PET in Monitoring Therapy of Breast Cancerp. 181
FDG-PET and Tumour Marker Tests for the Diagnosis of Breast Cancerp. 189
Advantages and Limitations of FDG PET in the Follow-Up of Breast Cancerp. 201
PET/CT and Breast Cancerp. 217
Current Role of Bone Scan with Phosphonates in the Follow-Up of Breast Cancerp. 227
Progress in the Treatment of Early and Advanced Breast Cancerp. 239
[superscript 186]Re-HEDP for Metastatic Bone Pain in Breast Cancer Patientsp. 257
[superscript 153]Sm-EDTM for Bone Pain Treatment in Skeletal Metastasesp. 271
The Choice of the Correct Imaging Modality in Breast Cancer Managementp. 281
Subject Indexp. 293
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