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  1. Content type: Review

    The objective of this paper is to address the dramatic impact of multislice CT (MSCT) in imaging the liver. Standard helical (spiral) CT has finally allowed for scanning the majority of the liver during the cr...

    Authors: Paul M. Silverman

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 3:21

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  2. Content type: Review

    Imaging colorectal cancer has become a major indication for positron emission tomography using fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG-PET). In primary diagnosis and staging, the role for this technique is limited but FDG-PET...

    Authors: Ken Miles

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 3:18

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  3. Content type: Review

    It is important to distinguish liver metastases from incidental benign liver lesions which may be present in patients with cancer. In a minority of cases, sonography or CT may be sufficient to characterise ben...

    Authors: P. J. Robinson

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 2:17

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  4. Content type: Review

    The occurrence of metastases to pelvic lymph nodes profoundly affects the prognosis of pelvic malignancies, making accurate staging crucial for selecting appropriate treatment. Modalities for the detection of ...

    Authors: Jelle Barentsz

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 3:17

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  5. Content type: Review

    Multiple myeloma is characterised by a progressive proliferation of malignant plasma cells usually initiating in the bone marrow. The most common manifestations of this disease are bone involvement, renal dise...

    Authors: Michael Patlas, Irith Hadas-Halpern and Eugene Libson

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 2:15

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  6. Content type: Review

    Because the lungs are the most frequently affected target organs for metastatic disease, their assessment is of paramount importance in the management of oncologic patients. While plain chest radiography is st...

    Authors: G. Schueller and C. J. Herold

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 3:15

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  7. Content type: Case Report

    In 1923 Masson described a neo-plastic process consisting of papillary hyperplasia of the vascular endothelial cells, with a consequent obliteration of the vascular lumen, followed by degenerative changes. He ...

    Authors: S. Van den Bogaert, K. Boel, H. Van Poppel, R. Oyen and B. Van Damme

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 2:14

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  8. Content type: Review

    In lymphoproliferative diseases, bone marrow involvement (BMI) is an essential parameter influencing staging, prognosis and treatment. In addition to pathological analysis of blind bone marrow biopsy, MRI and ...

    Authors: A. Rahmouni, M. Meignan, M. Divine, A. Luciani, C. Haioun, J.-L. Montazel and H. Kobeiter

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 3:14

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  9. Content type: Review

    This contribution presents an approach to diagnosis in patients known to have malignant disease, who present with neurological symptoms and signs which may be a result of epidural spinal cord compression or in...

    Authors: D. MacVicar

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 2:13

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  10. Content type: Review

    Although the solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) is a common presentation of lung cancer, most SPNs are benign. The challenge in evaluating SPNs is to avoid invasive procedures in patients who have benign nodules,...

    Authors: Leslie Eisenbud Quint

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 3:13

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  11. Content type: Review

    Cystic pancreatic neoplasms are uncommon, but are being seen more frequently due to the widespread use of cross-sectional imaging. In this article, we will address the clinical and imaging features of the more...

    Authors: Isaac R. Francis

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 3:11

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  12. Content type: Review

    The approach to the radiological and clinical evaluation of adrenal masses in the oncologic and non-oncologic patient is discussed. In addition, the value of unenhanced and enhanced CT densitometry with emphas...

    Authors: Isaac R. Francis

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 3:10

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  13. Content type: Review

    In the management of patients with lymphoma, imaging is essential not only for diagnosis but also to define prognosis and treatment by staging. Imaging is also used to assess the response to treatment that may...

    Authors: A. Rahmouni, M. Divine, S. Kriaa, C. Haïoun, M.-C. Anglade and H. Kobeiter

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 2:7

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  14. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Over a period of 3 years, we have collected the carotid ultrasound findings of 189 post-radiotherapy (RT) nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients. The patients had duplex ultrasound examination for assessment of ext...

    Authors: W. W. M. Lam, S. F. Leung, K. H. Liu and K. S. Wong

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 3:6

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  15. Content type: Multidisciplinary Symposium — Carcinoma of the Pancreas: Monday 15 October 2001, 15.30–Close

    Authors: R. C. G. Russell

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 2:5

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  16. Content type: Review

    The ability to demonstrate tumour foci that are undetected by conventional imaging has resulted in the emergence of positron emission tomography (PET) as a valuable clinical tool in oncology. This article desc...

    Authors: K. A. Miles

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 2:5

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  17. Content type: Review

    Nuclear medicine techniques designed to identify bone metastases are reviewed. They include planar and whole body, single photon emission tomography (SPET), F-18 Fluorine and FDG, deoxyglucose, positron emissi...

    Authors: K. E. Britton

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 2:4

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  18. Content type: Review

    There is no set protocol for imaging prostate cancer, and a selection of a particular modality (TRUS, CT or MRI) often depends on the equipment and local expertise available. None of the imaging modality is pe...

    Authors: Hedvig Hricak

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 2:3

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  19. Content type: Review

    Imaging plays a vital role in the management of oesophageal cancer including diagnosis, staging and follow up. Computerised tomography (CT) is used for staging and follow up, with magnetic resonance imaging (M...

    Authors: S. C. Rankin

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 3:3

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  20. Content type: Review

    The peritoneum is the largest and most complexly arranged serous membrane in the body. The potential peritoneal spaces, the peritoneal reflections forming peritoneal ligaments, mesenteries, omenta, and the nat...

    Authors: Jeremiah C. Healy

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 1:2

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  21. Content type: Review

    Cholangiocarcinoma is the most common malignant bile duct and the second most common primary malignant tumor in the liver. It can be classified as intrahepatic (peripheral) or extrahepatic. Extrahepatic cholan...

    Authors: Wolfgang Schima

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 3:2

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  22. Content type: Case Report

    In patients with liver cirrhosis, arterial phase enhancement of nodular lesions on helical-CT is currently considered to be highly predictive of malignancy. We report the spontaneous regression of a hypervascu...

    Authors: Alain Luciani, Alain Rahmouni, Hamid Achab, Didier Mathieu, Nedal Jazaerli and Mohamed Bouanane

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 1:1

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  23. Content type: Review

    Early detection of liver metastases improves outcome in patients treated by chemotherapy, and is also associated with better survival in patients treated surgically. Large liver metastases (greater than about ...

    Authors: P. J. Robinson

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 2:1

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