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  1. Content type: Review

    MRI-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT) is the selective ablation of a lesion or a tissue using heat emitted from a laser device. LITT is considered a less invasive technique compared to open surg...

    Authors: Usama Salem, Vinodh A. Kumar, John E. Madewell, Donald F. Schomer, Dhiego Chaves de Almeida Bastos, Pascal O. Zinn, Jeffrey S. Weinberg, Ganesh Rao, Sujit S. Prabhu and Rivka R. Colen

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:65

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  2. Content type: Research article

    As artificial intelligence methods for the diagnosis of disease advance, we aimed to evaluate machine learning in the predictive task of distinguishing between malignant and benign breast lesions on an indepen...

    Authors: Yu Ji, Hui Li, Alexandra V. Edwards, John Papaioannou, Wenjuan Ma, Peifang Liu and Maryellen L. Giger

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:64

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Endometrial stromal sarcoma (ESS) is a rare uterine malignancy that features different prognoses for its high- and low-grade subtypes. We investigated the diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging...

    Authors: Yen-Ling Huang, Shir-Hwa Ueng, Kueian Chen, Yu-Ting Huang, Hsin-Ying Lu, Koon-Kwan Ng, Ting-Chang Chang, Chyong-Huey Lai and Gigin Lin

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:63

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  4. Content type: Research article

    This study was aimed to assess whether ultrasonic spectrum analysis of radiofrequency (RF) time series using a clinical ultrasound system allows for early differentiating between the chemotherapy responders an...

    Authors: Fei Li, Yini Huang, Jianwei Wang, Chunyi Lin, Qing Li, Xueyi Zheng, Yun Wang, Longhui Cao and Jianhua Zhou

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:61

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  5. Content type: Research article

    To explore the feasibility of diagnosing microvascular invasion (MVI) with radiomics, to compare the diagnostic performance of different models established by each method, and to determine the best diagnostic ...

    Authors: Ming Ni, Xiaoming Zhou, Qian Lv, Zhiming Li, Yuanxiang Gao, Yongqi Tan, Jihua Liu, Fang Liu, Haiyang Yu, Linlin Jiao and Gang Wang

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:60

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  6. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate whether readout-segment echo-planar imaging (RS-EPI) can provide better image quality in assessing bladder cancer than single-shot echo-planar imaging (SS-EPI) and to compare quantitative imaging p...

    Authors: Haihu Chen, Luguang Chen, Fang Liu, Jianping Lu, Chuanliang Xu and Li Wang

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:59

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The methylation status of the O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase (MGMT) promoter has emerged as a favorable independent prognostic and predictive biomarker in glioma. This study aimed to build a radiomics sig...

    Authors: Ziren Kong, Yusong Lin, Chendan Jiang, Longfei Li, Zehua Liu, Yuekun Wang, Congxin Dai, Delin Liu, Xuying Qin, Yu Wang, Zhenyu Liu, Xin Cheng, Jie Tian and Wenbin Ma

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:58

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  8. Content type: Review

    Technical advances in imaging are well demonstrated by MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) and PET (Positron Emission Tomography). Excellent anatomical detail and a lack of ionising radiation make MRI the standar...

    Authors: Arian Lasocki and Rodney J. Hicks

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:57

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Lung cancer usually presents as a solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) on diagnostic imaging during the early stages of the disease. Since the early diagnosis of lung cancer is very important for treatment, the acc...

    Authors: Song Chen, Stephanie Harmon, Timothy Perk, Xuena Li, Meijie Chen, Yaming Li and Robert Jeraj

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:56

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  10. Content type: Retraction Note

    The Editors have retracted this article [1] because figure 2 has been substantially duplicated from a previously published article by Chen B et al., 2018 [2]. There is also significant and uncited overlap in t...

    Authors: Jian Li, Fei Han, Yunxian Mo, Xindan Chen, Yong Li and Feifei Zuo

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:55

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    The original article was published in Cancer Imaging 2019 19:12

  11. Content type: Research article

    Radiomics suffers from feature reproducibility. We studied the variability of radiomics features and the relationship of radiomics features with tumor size and shape to determine guidelines for optimal radiomi...

    Authors: Seung-Hak Lee, Hwan-ho Cho, Ho Yun Lee and Hyunjin Park

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:54

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Castleman disease (CD) is a group of uncommon lymphoproliferative disorders that is easily confused with lymphoma or other solid tumors. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the imaging and clinical findin...

    Authors: Shuang Zhao, Ying Wan, Zixing Huang, Bin Song and Jianqun Yu

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:53

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The role of hybrid imaging using 18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron-emission tomography (FDG-PET), computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to improve preoperative evaluation of rectal can...

    Authors: Miriam K. Rutegård, Malin Båtsman, Jan Axelsson, Patrik Brynolfsson, Fredrik Brännström, Jörgen Rutegård, Ingrid Ljuslinder, Lennart Blomqvist, Richard Palmqvist, Martin Rutegård and Katrine Riklund

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:52

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Computed tomography (CT)-guided pulmonary core biopsies of small pulmonary nodules less than 15 millimeters (mm) are challenging for radiologists, and their diagnostic accuracy has been shown to be variable in...

    Authors: Ming-De Huang, Hsu-Huei Weng, Sheng-Lung Hsu, Li-Sheng Hsu, Wei-Ming Lin, Chien-Wei Chen and Yuan-Hsiung Tsai

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:51

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  15. Content type: Research article

    To investigate if iodine density overlay maps (IDO) and virtual monoenergetic images at 40 keV (VMI40keV) acquired from spectral detector computed tomography (SDCT) can improve detection of incidental skeletal mu...

    Authors: Simon Lennartz, Nils Große Hokamp, Nuran Abdullayev, Markus Le Blanc, Andra-Iza Iuga, Grischa Bratke, David Zopfs, David Maintz, Jan Borggrefe and Thorsten Persigehl

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:50

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Partial hepatectomy is the first option for intrahepatic mass-forming cholangiocarcinoma (IMCC) treatment, which would prolong survival. The main reason for the poor outcome after curative resection is the hig...

    Authors: Li Zhao, Xiaohong Ma, Meng Liang, Dengfeng Li, Peiqing Ma, Sicong Wang, Zhiyuan Wu and Xinming Zhao

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:49

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Imaging techniques can provide information about the tumor non-invasively and have been shown to provide information about the underlying genetic makeup. Correlating image-based phenotypes (radiomics) with gen...

    Authors: Albert C. Yeh, Hui Li, Yitan Zhu, Jing Zhang, Galina Khramtsova, Karen Drukker, Alexandra Edwards, Stephanie McGregor, Toshio Yoshimatsu, Yonglan Zheng, Qun Niu, Hiroyuki Abe, Jeffrey Mueller, Suzanne Conzen, Yuan Ji, Maryellen L. Giger…

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:48

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Mammography (MG) is highly sensitive for detecting microcalcifications, but has low specificity. This study investigates whether establishing a preoperative nomogram including ultrasonographic findings can hel...

    Authors: Hongli Wang, Jianguo Lai, Jiao Li, Ran Gu, Fengtao Liu, Yue Hu, Jingsi Mei, Xiaofang Jiang, Shiyu Shen, Fengyan Yu and Fengxi Su

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:46

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  19. Content type: Research article

    We retrospectively evaluated the capability of radiomic features to predict tumor growth in lung cancer screening and compared the performance of multi-window radiomic features and single window radiomic featu...

    Authors: Hong Lu, Wei Mu, Yoganand Balagurunathan, Jin Qi, Mahmoud A. Abdalah, Alberto L. Garcia, Zhaoxiang Ye, Robert J. Gillies and Matthew B. Schabath

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:45

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The prognosis of adrenal metastases (AM) from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with surgical contraindication was poor. This study evaluated the feasibility, safety and treatment efficacy of percutaneous ultraso...

    Authors: Jingzhi Huang, Xiaohua Xie, Jinhua Lin, Wei Wang, Xiaoer Zhang, Ming Liu, Xiaoju Li, Guangliang Huang, Baoxian Liu and Xiaoyan Xie

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:44

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  21. Content type: Research article

    This study was to evaluate the prognostic value of metabolic parameters on F-18-FDG PET/CT and the status of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and known prognostic variables for predicting tumor recurrence ...

    Authors: Chae Moon Hong, Shin-Hyung Park, Gun Oh Chong, Yoon Hee Lee, Ju Hye Jeong, Sang-Woo Lee, Jaetae Lee, Byeong-Cheol Ahn and Shin Young Jeong

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:43

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  22. Content type: Research article

    To determine if mammographic features from deep learning networks can be applied in breast cancer to identify groups at interval invasive cancer risk due to masking beyond using traditional breast density meas...

    Authors: Benjamin Hinton, Lin Ma, Amir Pasha Mahmoudzadeh, Serghei Malkov, Bo Fan, Heather Greenwood, Bonnie Joe, Vivian Lee, Karla Kerlikowske and John Shepherd

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:41

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  23. Content type: Research article

    We sought to evaluate the diagnostic performance of fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron-emission tomography/computed tomography (18F-FDG PET/CT) in the detection of metastatic lymph nodes by combined interpre...

    Authors: Ji Young Lee, Young Hwan Kim, Yong-Jin Park, Soo Bin Park, Hyun Woo Chung, Jae Il Zo, Young Mog Shim, Kyung Soo Lee and Joon Young Choi

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:40

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Preoperative chemotherapy is becoming standard therapy for liver metastasis from colorectal cancer, so early assessment of treatment response is crucial to make a reasonable therapeutic regimen and avoid overt...

    Authors: Yang Zhou, Hong-Xia Zhang, Xiu-Shi Zhang, Yun-Feng Sun, Kuang-Bang He, Xi-Qiao Sang, Yue-Min Zhu and Zi-Xiang Kuai

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:39

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) is a major adverse effect caused by intravascular administration of iodinated contrast medium. Whether there is a difference in CI-AKI incidence between iso-osmola...

    Authors: Fei Zhao, Rong Lei, Shi-Kun Yang, Min Luo, Wei Cheng, Ye-Qing Xiao, Xu-Wei Li, Jun Guo and Shao-Bin Duan

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:38

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the imaging properties of hepatic metastases in 68Ga-PSMA positron emission tomography (PET) in patients with prostate cancer (PC).

    Authors: Jonathan Damjanovic, Jan-Carlo Janssen, Vikas Prasad, Gerd Diederichs, Thula Walter, Winfried Brenner and Marcus R. Makowski

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:37

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  27. Content type: Research article

    To assess if radiomics can differentiate benign and malignant subsolid lung nodules (SSNs) on baseline or follow up chest CT examinations. If radiomics can differentiate between benign and malignant subsolid l...

    Authors: Subba R. Digumarthy, Atul M. Padole, Shivam Rastogi, Melissa Price, Meghan J. Mooradian, Lecia V. Sequist and Mannudeep K. Kalra

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:36

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Correct staging and grading of patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma (cRCC) is of clinical relevance for the prediction of operability and for individualized patient management. As partial or radial re...

    Authors: Lisa C. Adams, Keno K. Bressem, Phillipp Jurmeister, Ute L. Fahlenkamp, Bernhard Ralla, Guenther Engel, Bernd Hamm, Jonas Busch and Marcus R. Makowski

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:35

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  29. Content type: Research article

    To identify imaging markers that reflect the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation status by comparing computed tomography (CT) imaging-based histogram features between bone metastases with and with...

    Authors: Tong-xu Shen, Lin Liu, Wen-hui Li, Ping Fu, Kai Xu, Yu-qing Jiang, Feng Pan, Yan Guo and Meng-chao Zhang

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:34

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  30. Content type: Research article

    For subsolid non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs), solid size (SS), which is the maximal diameter of the solid component, correlates more accurately with tumor prognosis than the total size, which is the maxim...

    Authors: Shingo Iwano, Hiroyasu Umakoshi, Shinichiro Kamiya, Kohei Yokoi, Koji Kawaguchi, Takayuki Fukui and Shinji Naganawa

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:33

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Hepatic PEComas are very rare. Few systematic reports are available characterizing the imaging and pathological features of hepatic PEComa. The aim of this study was to investigate the imaging findings of prim...

    Authors: Pei Nie, Jie Wu, Hexiang Wang, Ruizhi Zhou, Lingling Sun, Jingjing Chen and Guangjie Yang

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:32

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  32. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the outcome and safety data of chemosaturation with percutaneous hepatic perfusion (CS-PHP) of melphalan in patients with liver-dominant metastatic uveal melanoma.

    Authors: Christoph Artzner, Oliver Mossakowski, Gerald Hefferman, Ulrich Grosse, Rüdiger Hoffmann, Andrea Forschner, Thomas Eigentler, Roland Syha and Gerd Grözinger

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:31

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  33. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to compare the diffusion kurtosis imaging (DKI) versus diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) in predicting the recurrence of early stage single nodules of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) treated by ...

    Authors: Zhen-Guo Yuan, Zong-Ying Wang, Meng-Ying Xia, Feng-Zhi Li, Yao Li, Zhen Shen and Xi-Zhen Wang

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:30

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  34. Content type: Research article

    To assess the predictive value of volumetric apparent diffusion coefficient (vADC) histogram quantification obtained before and 6 weeks (6w) post-treatment for assessment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) resp...

    Authors: Sonja Gordic, Mathilde Wagner, Riccardo Zanato, Stefanie Hectors, Cecilia Besa, Shingo Kihira, Edward Kim and Bachir Taouli

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:29

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  35. Content type: Case series

    Testicular germ cell tumour is the commonest malignancy affecting males aged between 15 and 35, with an increased relative risk amongst those with a history of cryptorchidism. In patients presenting with locor...

    Authors: Te-Jui Hung, Luke McLean, Catherine Mitchell, Claire Pascoe, Nathan Lawrentschuk, Declan G. Murphy, Amir Iravani, Dalveer Singh, Michael S. Hofman, Lamiaa Zidan, Tim Akhurst, Jeremy Lewin and Rodney J. Hicks

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:28

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) typically spreads intra-abdominally, but preoperative evaluation with FDG PET/CT often reveals metabolically active supradiaphragmatic lymph nodes (sdLNs). Their clinical signif...

    Authors: Maren Laasik, Jukka Kemppainen, Annika Auranen, Sakari Hietanen, Seija Grénman, Marko Seppänen and Johanna Hynninen

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:27

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  37. Content type: Research article

    To establish a new accumulating model to enhance the accuracy of prostate cancer (PCa) diagnosis by incorporating prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and its derivative data into the Prostate Imaging-Reporting and...

    Authors: Yuan-Fei Lu, Qian Zhang, Wei-Gen Yao, Hai-Yan Chen, Jie-Yu Chen, Cong-Cong Xu and Ri-Sheng Yu

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:26

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Mediastinal lymph node (LN) staging in individuals with non-small-cell lung cancer plays an important role in staging and treatment planning. This study aimed to assess the accuracy of computed tomography (CT)...

    Authors: So Youn Shin, Il Ki Hong and Yong Suk Jo

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:25

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  39. Content type: Research article

    To discuss the diagnostic value of multislice spiral tomography (CT) combined with CT angiography (CTA) technology in intra-abdominal undescended testis secondary seminoma cases.

    Authors: Si-qi Wang, Fang-yuan Ren, Jian-hua Wang, Zhi-hao Ren, Zhong-gao Jin, Yu Xu, Zhen-hui Li, Qian-jiang Ding and Chao Zhong

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:24

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  40. Content type: Research article

    This study was performed to prospectively develop and validate a radiomics nomogram for predicting postoperative early recurrence (≤1 year) of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) using whole-lesion radiomics featur...

    Authors: Zhen Zhang, Hanyu Jiang, Jie Chen, Yi Wei, Likun Cao, Zheng Ye, Xin Li, Ling Ma and Bin Song

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:22

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Predicting early recurrence (ER) after radical therapy for HCC patients is critical for the decision of subsequent follow-up and treatment. Radiomic features derived from the medical imaging show great potenti...

    Authors: Chunwang Yuan, Zhenchang Wang, Dongsheng Gu, Jie Tian, Peng Zhao, Jingwei Wei, Xiaozhen Yang, Xiaohan Hao, Di Dong, Ning He, Yu Sun, Wenfeng Gao and Jiliang Feng

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:21

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Post-hysterectomy histopathological examination is currently the main diagnostic tool for differentiating uterine sarcomas from leiomyomas. This study aimed to investigate the diagnostic accuracy of preoperati...

    Authors: Mahrooz Malek, Maryam Rahmani, Seyyedeh Mahdieh Seyyed Ebrahimi, Elnaz Tabibian, Azadeh Alidoosti, Pariya Rahimifar, Setareh Akhavan and Ziba Gandomkar

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:20

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  43. Content type: Research article

    The purpose/aim of this study was to 1) use magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), fibre bundle/tract-based spatial statistics (TBSS) and machine learning methods to study changes in the white matt...

    Authors: Xi Leng, Peng Fang, Huan Lin, Chunhong Qin, Xin Tan, Yi Liang, Chi Zhang, Hongzhuo Wang, Jie An, Donglin Wu, Qihui Liu and Shijun Qiu

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:19

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  44. Content type: Research article

    The prognostic value of postoperative 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) to patients with gastric cancer remains unclear. This study aims to investigate the...

    Authors: Gaofeng Sun, Chao Cheng, Xiao Li, Tao Wang, Jian Yang and Danni Li

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:18

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  45. Content type: Research article

    The therapeutic planning varies for different grades of choroid plexus tumours (CPTs). The aim of this study was to define the similarities and distinctions among MRIs for different grades of CPTs, providing m...

    Authors: Huan Lin, Xi Leng, Chun-hong Qin, Yong-xing Du, Wen-sheng Wang and Shi-jun Qiu

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:17

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  46. Content type: Research article

    Over the past ten years, more papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC) has been diagnosed more frequently due to the development of imaging technology, and the incidence of PTMC has increased significantly. Ult...

    Authors: Lili Ji, Qin Wu, Jun Gu, Xuedong Deng, Wei Zhou, Xing Fan and Feng Zhou

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2019 19:16

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