In Vivo Imaging of Cancer Therapy
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A variety of cutting-edge imaging techniques, including their use for best practice, are addressed in this book. This book also provides examples of results found in both pre-clinical and clinical studies. This comprehensive text covers the entire spectrum of in vivo imaging for oncology. It will aide clinicians at all levels in keeping up with the most cutting-edge techniques.show more

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  • Hardback | 326 pages
  • 175.26 x 256.54 x 20.32mm | 703.06g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2007 ed.
  • biography
  • 1588296334
  • 9781588296337

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From the reviews: "In Vivo Imaging of Cancer Therapy discusses the various imaging modalities that can be useful for imaging not only anatomical structure, but also tumour metabolism and biochemistry and chemotherapy drug pharmacokinetics. It is intended for medical professionals involved in cancer imaging, treatment, and research. ... the chapters contain advanced scientific detail best intended for researchers in the field. ... This book would be useful for those technologists wanting to know what new techniques are being developed in the field of cancer imaging." (Sheri Grahame, Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, Vol. 39 (105), June, 2008)show more

Table of contents

Role of Imaging in Cancer Treatment.- Preclinical Models of Tumor Growth and Response.- Anatomical Measure of Tumor Growth with Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.- Positron Emission Tomography Imaging of Blood Flow and Hypoxia in Tumors.- Magnetic Resonance Measurement of Tumor Perfusion and Vascularity.- Computed Tomography Measurements of Perfusion in Cancer Therapy.- [18F]Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography Assessment of Response.- Measurement of Tumor Proliferation with Positron Emission Tomography and Treatment Response.- Estrogen-Receptor Imaging and Assessing Response to Hormonal Therapy of Breast Cancer.- Quantitative Approaches to Positron Emission Tomography.- Positron Emission Tomography Measurement of Drug Kinetics.- Imaging Genes for Viral and Adoptive Therapies.- In Vivo Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Clinical Oncology.- Magnetic Resonance Probes for Tumor Imaging.- Fluorescent Imaging of Tumors.- Imaging of Apoptosis.show more

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From the reviews: "In Vivo Imaging of Cancer Therapy discusses the various imaging modalities that can be useful for imaging not only anatomical structure, but also tumour metabolism and biochemistry and chemotherapy drug pharmacokinetics. It is intended for medical professionals involved in cancer imaging, treatment, and research. ... the chapters contain advanced scientific detail best intended for researchers in the field. ... This book would be useful for those technologists wanting to know what new techniques are being developed in the field of cancer imaging." (Sheri Grahame, Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, Vol. 39 (105), June, 2008)show more

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