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  1. 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
  2. The threshold for detection of pulmonary nodules has decreased due to advances in CT technology. Particularly in sub-centimetre nodules, non-invasive diagnostic procedures are required for classification into ...

    Authors: Stefan Diederich
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 3:12
  3. 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
  4. The successful treatment of liver tumours is more likely if they are found early. The use of high-resolution CT and MRI with contrast enhancement allows more sub-centimetre liver lesions to be detected, but so...

    Authors: P. J. A. Robinson
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 3:5
  5. Carcinoma of the prostate is a common condition and often spreads to bone. We describe the imaging findings in two patients with known carcinoma of the prostate who presented with visual disturbance (both had ...

    Authors: S. A. Barnard, G. McGann, H. G. Gilbert and S. Elyan
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 3:1
  6. Sonoelastography is a novel and promising imaging tool, which has been applied to breast, thyroid, and prostate tissues. The aim of this study was to evaluate focal lesions of the testes with diameters of <10 ...

    Authors: Antonio Luigi Pastore, Giovanni Palleschi, Piero Maceroni, Giorgia Manfredonia, Domenico Autieri, Jessica Cacciotti, Barbara Sardella, Natale Porta, Vincenzo Petrozza and Antonio Carbone
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:29
  7. Evaluation of automated attenuation-based tube potential selection and its impact on image quality and radiation dose in CT (computed tomography) examinations for cancer staging.

    Authors: Martin Beeres, Marcus Römer, Boris Bodelle, Clara Lee, Tatjana Gruber-Rouh, Emmanuel Mbalisike, Josef M Kerl, Julian L Wichmann, Boris Schulz, Thomas J Vogl and Ralf W Bauer
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:28
  8. Patients suffering from malignancies often undergo serial positron emission tomography - computed tomography (PET-CT) scans, using 2-deoxy-2-[18F] fluoro-D-glucose (FDG) for diagnosis and follow up. This principl...

    Authors: Anum Imran Malik, Noreen Akhtar, Asif Loya and Muhammed Aasim Yusuf
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:27
  9. The emergence of new novel therapeutic agents which directly target molecules that are uniquely or abnormally expressed in cancer cells (molecular targeted therapy, MTT) has changed dramatically the treatment ...

    Authors: Frederico F Souza, Andrew Smith, Cyrillo Araujo, Jyothi Jagannathan, Ciaran Johnston, Kevin O’Regan, Atul Shinagare and Nikhil Ramaiya
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:26
  10. 18 F-fluoro-ethyl-tyrosine PET is gaining more indications in the field of oncology. We investigated the potentials of usage of FET-PET/CT in addition to MRI for definition of gross tumor volume (GTV) in stere...

    Authors: Harun Badakhshi, Reinhold Graf, Vikas Prasad and Volker Budach
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:25
  11. While the effects of respiratory motion on measuring metabolic signal in PET/CT scanning are well known, it is still standard practice in most centres to scan patients while breathing freely with no correction...

    Authors: Jason Callahan, Tomas Kron, Michal E Schneider and Rodney J Hicks
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:24
  12. After the diagnosis Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma (NSCLC) has been established, consideration must turn toward the stage of disease, because this will impact directly on management and prognosis. Staging is used ...

    Authors: Stefan Walbom Harders, Hans Henrik Madsen, Karin Hjorthaug, Anne Kirstine Arveschoug, Torben Riis Rasmussen, Peter Meldgaard, Johanne Andersen Hoejbjerg, Hans Kristian Pilegaard, Henrik Hager, Michael Rehling and Finn Rasmussen
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:23
  13. Muscle metastases (MM) from solid tumours are rare. The aim of this study was to describe radiological features of MM, and to compare their patterns in different malignancies.

    Authors: Alexey Surov, Johanne Köhler, Andreas Wienke, Hubert Gufler, Andreas Gunter Bach, Dominik Schramm, Curd Behrmann and Rolf Peter Spielmann
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:21
  14. The role of conventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in the detection of cerebral tumors has been well established. However its excellent soft tissue visualization and variety of imaging sequences are in ...

    Authors: Patricia Svolos, Evanthia Kousi, Eftychia Kapsalaki, Kyriaki Theodorou, Ioannis Fezoulidis, Constantin Kappas and Ioannis Tsougos
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:20
  15. Increased incidence world-wide of cancer and increased survival has also resulted in physicians seeing more complications in patients with cancer. In many cases, complications are the first manifestations of t...

    Authors: Marcos D Guimaraes, Almir GV Bitencourt, Edson Marchiori, Rubens Chojniak, Jefferson L Gross and Vikas Kundra
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:18
  16. There were many treatments for hepatocellular carcinoma with portal vein tumor thrombus (PVTT), in which targeted anti-angiogenic drug therapy is becoming a popular research topic. However, an objective and no...

    Authors: Guoquan Feng, Zhen Lei, Dongqing Wang, Na Xu, Qiang Wei, Dinuo Li and Jingyi Liu
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:17
  17. Metastatic involvement of the heart is a rare occurrence and remains undiagnosed until autopsy. In some instances, patients may have cardiac symptoms, leading to ante-mortem diagnosis. Although most primary ca...

    Authors: Ameya D Puranik, Nilendu C Purandare, Sheela Sawant, Archi Agrawal, Sneha Shah, Prafful Jatale and Venkatesh Rangarajan
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:16
  18. Malignancies of the biliary tract include cholangiocarcinoma, gallbladder cancers and carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater. Biliary tract adenocarcinomas are the second most common primary hepatobiliary cancer. D...

    Authors: Tiffany Priyanthi Hennedige, Wee Thong Neo and Sudhakar Kundapur Venkatesh
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:14
  19. The incremental value of 18FDG PET/CT in patients with breast cancer (BC) compared to conventional imaging (CI) in clinical practice is unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate the management impact and pro...

    Authors: Alexandre Cochet, Steven David, Kate Moodie, Elizabeth Drummond, Gaelle Dutu, Michael MacManus, Boon Chua and Rodney J Hicks
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:13
  20. Decision making in cancer treatment is influenced by standardized RECIST measurements which are subjective to interobserver variability. Aim of this pilot study was to evaluate whether it is feasible to transf...

    Authors: Anna M Sailer, Dave CE Douwes, Vincent C Cappendijk, Frans C Bakers, Bart AJM Wagemans, Joachim E Wildberger, Alfons G Kessels and Regina GH Beets-Tan
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:12
  21. Previous studies have reported that the signal attenuation of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI) for normal breast tissue and tumor were well fitted by a monoexponential and a biexponential fu...

    Authors: Takayuki Tamura, Shigeru Murakami, Kumiko Naito, Tamaki Yamada, Takashi Fujimoto and Takeshi Kikkawa
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:11
  22. The present study aimed to evaluate the added value of contrast-enhanced computed tomography (ceCT) in comparison to standard, non-enhanced CT in the context of a combined positron emission tomography (PET)/CT...

    Authors: Silvia Morbelli, Raffaella Conzi, Claudio Campus, Giuseppe Cittadini, Irene Bossert, Michela Massollo, Giuseppe Fornarini, Iolanda Calamia, Cecilia Marini, Francesco Fiz, Chiara Ghersi, Lorenzo E Derchi and Gianmario Sambuceti
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:10
  23. The objective of this study was to retrospectively investigate and compare multidetector computed tomography findings of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in hepatitis B virus (HBV)-positive and -negative patients.

    Authors: Senem Senturk, Bulent Cetin, Mustafa Cengiz, Aslan Bilici and Selver Ozekinci
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:9
  24. This article reviews the different MRI techniques available for the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of brain metastases with a focus on applying advanced MR techniques to practical clinical problems. Topic...

    Authors: Rasheed Zakaria, Kumar Das, Maneesh Bhojak, Mark Radon, Carol Walker and Michael D Jenkinson
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:8
  25. Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a well-established local treatment for small hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, poor differentiation is a risk factor for tumor seeding or intrahepatic disse...

    Authors: Kenichiro Nakachi, Hideyuki Tamai, Yoshiyuki Mori, Naoki Shingaki, Kosaku Moribata, Hisanobu Deguchi, Kazuki Ueda, Izumi Inoue, Takao Maekita, Mikitaka Iguchi, Jun Kato and Masao Ichinose
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:7
  26. To evaluate a semi-automatic landmark-based lesion tracking software enabling navigation between RECIST lesions in baseline and follow-up CT-scans.

    Authors: Peter Dankerl, Alexander Cavallaro, Matthias Dietzel, Alexey Tsymbal, Martin Kramer, Sascha Seifert, Michael Uder and Matthias Hammon
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:6
  27. To describe the main imaging characteristics of pancreatic metastases from renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with particular attention to CT features, underlining possible criteria for a differential diagnosis.

    Authors: Matteo Vincenzi, Giulio Pasquotti, Roberta Polverosi, Claudio Pasquali and Fabio Pomerri
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:5
  28. Much discussion about benign notochordal cell tissue in vertebrae has centered on the nature of its relationship, if any, to chordoma. Often referred to as benign notochordal cell tumors (BNCTs), these lesions...

    Authors: Jennifer Kreshak, Frédérique Larousserie, Piero Picci, Stefano Boriani, Joseph Mirra, Biagio Merlino, Eugenio Brunocilla and Daniel Vanel
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:4
  29. The ratio of the maximum diameter of consolidation to the maximum tumor diameter (C/T ratio) on thin-section computed tomography (TSCT) and the maximum standardized uptake value (SUVmax) on 18 F-fluorodeoxyglucos...

    Authors: Shingo Iwano, Mariko Kishimoto, Shinji Ito, Katsuhiko Kato, Rintaro Ito and Shinji Naganawa
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:3
  30. We evaluated the prognostic value of volume-based metabolic positron emission tomography (PET) parameters in patients with small cell lung cancer (SCLC) compared with other factors.

    Authors: Soo Bin Park, Joon Young Choi, Seung Hwan Moon, Jang Yoo, Hojoong Kim, Yong Chan Ahn, Myung-Ju Ahn, Keunchil Park and Byung-Tae Kim
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2014 14:2

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