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  1. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate the interchangeability of perfusion parameters obtained with help of models used for post-processing of perfusion-CT images in pancreatic adenocarcinoma and to determine the mean values and ranges ...

    Authors: Sven Schneeweiß, Marius Horger, Anja Grözinger, Konstantin Nikolaou, Dominik Ketelsen, Roland Syha and Gerd Grözinger

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:43

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    To evaluate and compare the utility of 18F-fluorocholine (18F-CH) PET/CT versus 3-Tesla multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) without endorectal coil to detect tumor recurrences in patients with biochemical relapse foll...

    Authors: Felipe Couñago, Manuel Recio, Antonio Maldonado, Elia del Cerro, Ana Aurora Díaz-Gavela, Israel J. Thuissard, David Sanz-Rosa, Francisco José Marcos, Karmele Olaciregui, María Mateo and Laura Cerezo

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:42

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  3. Content type: Review

    Over the last decade, 18F-fluorocholine positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FCH-PET/CT) has gained in popularity for the staging and restaging of patients with prostate cancer (PCa). However, despit...

    Authors: Jean-Mathieu Beauregard and Alexis Beaulieu

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:41

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is a rare, aggressive brain neoplasm that accounts for roughly 2-6% of primary brain tumors. In contrast, glioblastoma (GBM) is the most frequent and severe glio...

    Authors: H. Malikova, E. Koubska, J. Weichet, J. Klener, A. Rulseh, R. Liscak and Z. Vojtech

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:40

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The presence of cervical lymph node metastasis is an important prognostic factor for patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCC). Accurate assessment of lymph node metastasis in these patients...

    Authors: Rebecca S. M. Lim, Shakher Ramdave, Paul Beech, Baki Billah, Md Nazmul Karim, Julian A. Smith, Adnan Safdar and Elizabeth Sigston

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:39

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  6. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to determine the ability of multimodal evaluation with multiparametric 3T-MRI (MPMRI) and positron emission tomography - computed tomography (PET/CT) to detect cancer of unknown primary origin...

    Authors: Mária Gődény, Zsolt Lengyel, Gábor Polony, Zoltán Takácsi Nagy, Gergely Léránt, Orsolya Zámbó, Éva Remenár, László Tamás and Miklós Kásler

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:38

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Suspected recurrence of thyroid carcinoma is a diagnostic challenge when findings of both a radio iodine whole body scan and ultrasound are negative. PET/CT and MRI have shown to be feasible for detection of r...

    Authors: Johann-Martin Hempel, Roman Kloeckner, Sandra Krick, Daniel Pinto dos Santos, Simin Schadmand-Fischer, Patrick Boeßert, Sotirios Bisdas, Matthias M. Weber, Christian Fottner, Thomas J. Musholt, Mathias Schreckenberger and Matthias Miederer

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:37

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  8. Content type: Review

    18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET/CT is a pivotal imaging modality for cancer imaging, assisting diagnosis, staging of patients with newly diagnosed malignancy, restaging following therapy...

    Authors: Michael S. Hofman and Rodney J. Hicks

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:35

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  9. Content type: Research article

    A principal goal for the use of positron emission tomography (PET) in oncology is for real-time evaluation of tumor response to chemotherapy. Given that many contemporary anti-neoplastic agents function by imp...

    Authors: Christopher I. McHugh, Jawana M. Lawhorn-Crews, Dipenkumar Modi, Kirk A. Douglas, Steven K. Jones, Thomas J. Mangner, Jerry M. Collins and Anthony F. Shields

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:34

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Evaluation of latest generation automated attenuation-based tube potential selection (ATPS) impact on image quality and radiation dose in contrast-enhanced chest-abdomen-pelvis computed tomography examinations...

    Authors: Clara Park, Tatjana Gruber-Rouh, Doris Leithner, Amelie Zierden, Mortiz H. Albrecht, Julian L. Wichmann, Boris Bodelle, Mohamed Elsabaie, Jan-Erik Scholtz, Moritz Kaup, Thomas J. Vogl and Martin Beeres

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:33

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  11. Content type: Research article

    To investigate accuracy of intraprocedural cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) compared to fluoroscopy for detection of lipiodol retention pattern during conventional transarterial chemoembolization (cTACE) o...

    Authors: Jungang Hu, Majid Maybody, Guang Cao, Xiao Wang, Hui Chen, Xu Zhu, Renjie Yang and Xiaodong Wang

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:32

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  12. Content type: Research article

    To date, appropriate management for Bethesda IV thyroid nodules is controversial, and no specific features of follicular neoplasm and nodular hyperplasia on ultrasonography, computed tomography (CT), or other ...

    Authors: Kwang Hwi Lee, Dong Wook Kim, Jin Wook Baek, Yoo Jin Lee, Hye Jung Choo, Young Jun Cho, Sun Joo Lee, Young Mi Park, Soo Jin Jung and Hye Jin Baek

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:31

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  13. Content type: Meeting abstracts

    O1 Tumour heterogeneity: what does it mean?

    Authors: Dow-Mu Koh, Sue Creviston Kaste, Sarah J. Vinnicombe, Giovanni Morana, Andrea Rossi, Christian J. Herold, Theresa C. McLoud, Kirk A. Frey, Bernhard Gebauer, Derek Roebuck, Jurgen J. Fütterer, Alexander J. Towbin, Thierry A. G. Huisman, Anne M. J. B. Smets, Giovanni Morana, Jeong Min Lee…

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16(Suppl 1):28

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 16 Supplement 1

  14. Content type: Research article

    This study aims to evaluate immediate changes in perfusion parameters in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) to transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) in C-arm computed tomography (CT) and volume perfusion CT (VPCT...

    Authors: Roland Syha, Sergios Gatidis, Gerd Grözinger, Ulrich Grosse, Michael Maurer, Lars Zender, Marius Horger, Konstantin Nikolaou and Dominik Ketelsen

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:30

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Because of the increasing importance of computer-assisted post processing of image data in modern medical diagnostic we studied the value of an algorithm for assessment of single photon emission computed tomog...

    Authors: Ulf Lützen, Carsten Maik Naumann, Marlies Marx, Yi Zhao, Michael Jüptner, René Baumann, László Papp, Norbert Zsótér, Alexey Aksenov, Klaus-Peter Jünemann and Maaz Zuhayra

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:29

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  16. Content type: Case series

    The role of radiolabeled choline (Cho) in patients with biochemical recurrence after radical treatment for prostate cancer (PCa) is well established. Its widespread clinical use has prompted the depiction of i...

    Authors: Martina Sollini, Francesco Pasqualetti, Marzio Perri, Gabriele Coraggio, Paolo Castellucci, Massimo Roncali, Roberto Boni, Elena Lazzeri, Maria Galeandro, Fabiola Paiar, Annibale Versari and Paola Anna Erba

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:27

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Lowering injected dose will have an effect on PET image quality. In this article, we aim to investigate this effect in terms of signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) in the liver, contrast-to-noise ratio (CNR) in the le...

    Authors: Jianhua Yan, Josh Schaefferkoetter, Maurizio Conti and David Townsend

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:26

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Cancer Imaging 2016 16:36

  18. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the diagnostic value of 3.0-T 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H MRS) in primary malignant hepatic tumors and to compare the effects of 1H MRS on the diagnostic ac...

    Authors: Li Zhang, Xinming Zhao, Han Ouyang, Shuang Wang and Chunwu Zhou

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:25

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Pre-operative evaluation of lung cancer patients relies on calculation of predicted post-operative (PPO) lung function based on split lung function testing. Pulmonary perfusion (Q) PET/CT can now be performed ...

    Authors: Pierre-Yves Le Roux, Tracy L. Leong, Stephen A Barnett, Rodney J. Hicks, Jason Callahan, Peter Eu, Renee Manser and Michael S. Hofman

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:24

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Pheochromocytomas (PCC) and paragangliomas (PGL) are neuroendocrine tumours arising from pluripotent neural crest stem cells and are associated with neurons of the autonomic nervous system. PCCs/PGLs are often...

    Authors: Chian A. Chang, David A. Pattison, Richard W. Tothill, Grace Kong, Tim J. Akhurst, Rodney J. Hicks and Michael S. Hofman

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:22

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  21. Content type: Review

    Liver tumours are fortunately rare in children. Benign tumours such as haemangiomas and cystic mesenchymal hamartomas are typically seen in infancy, often before 6 months of age. After that age, malignant hepa...

    Authors: Susan C. Shelmerdine, Derek J. Roebuck, Alexander J. Towbin and Kieran McHugh

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:21

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  22. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the correlation between iodine-related attenuation of dual-energy computed tomography (DE-CT) and the histopathological invasiveness of surgically resected primary non-small cell lung cancers (N...

    Authors: Hironori Shimamoto, Shingo Iwano, Hiroyasu Umakoshi, Koji Kawaguchi and Shinji Naganawa

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:18

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Dual energy CT (DECT) has proven its potential in oncological imaging. Considering the repeated follow-up examinations, radiation dose should not exceed conventional single energy CT (SECT). Comparison studies...

    Authors: Monika Uhrig, David Simons, Marc Kachelrieß, Francesco Pisana, Stefan Kuchenbecker and Heinz-Peter Schlemmer

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:15

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  24. Content type: Review

    Recently, positron emission tomography (PET) imaging using PSMA-ligands has gained high attention as a promising new radiotracer in patients with prostate cancer (PC). Several studies promise accurate staging ...

    Authors: Isabel Rauscher, Tobias Maurer, Wolfgang P. Fendler, Wieland H. Sommer, Markus Schwaiger and Matthias Eiber

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:14

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  25. Content type: Review

    Finding a soft tissue mass in the superficial regions is a common event in daily clinical practice. Correct management of the diagnostic process is crucial to avoid blunders. Diagnosis is posed by pathology, a...

    Authors: Eugenio Rimondi, Maria Serena Benassi, Alberto Bazzocchi, Alba Balladelli, Giancarlo Facchini, Giuseppe Rossi, Sophie Taieb and Daniel Vanel

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:13

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Strain elastography can be purely qualitative or semiquantitative using both strain score and strain ratio. The aim of this study was to establish the accuracy of semiquantitative elastography using both strai...

    Authors: Timothy Musila Mutala, Purity Ndaiga and Angeline Aywak

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:12

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  27. Content type: Review

    Endometrial cancer is the most common malignancy of the female pelvis. New concepts in endometrial cancer treatment emphasize the value of MRI as a major predictor of lymph node metastasis and tumour recurrenc...

    Authors: Matthias Meissnitzer and Rosemarie Forstner

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:11

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  28. Content type: Research article

    We hypothesized that indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescence patterns using Clairvivo OPT in resected liver specimens could confirm hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) better than earlier commercial imaging systems. T...

    Authors: Masaki Kaibori, Kosuke Matsui, Morihiko Ishizaki, Hiroya Iida, Tatsuma Sakaguchi, Takumi Tsuda, Tadayoshi Okumura, Kentaro Inoue, Shingo Shimada, Seiji Ohtsubo, Mitsuo Kusano, Yuzuru Ikehara, Eiichi Ozeki, Tomoki Kitawaki and Masanori Kon

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:6

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  29. Content type: Research article

    We aim to determine whether volumetric assessment has the potential to serve as a prognostic biomarker, and to assess the relationship between longitudinal tumor data during treatment and prognosis in lung ade...

    Authors: Ji Hyun Lee, Ho Yun Lee, Myung-Ju Ahn, Keunchil Park, Jin Seok Ahn, Jong-Mu Sun and Kyung Soo Lee

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:5

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  30. Content type: Research article

    To compare the apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) on diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) with the standardized uptake values (SUV) measured by18F-FDG-PET/CT in naïve hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) nodules, and to ...

    Authors: Samia Boussouar, Emmanuel Itti, Shih-Jui Lin, Thomas Decaens, Eva Evangelista, Melanie Chiaradia, Julia Chalaye, Laurence Baranes, Julien Calderaro, Alexis Laurent, Frederic Pigneur, Christophe Duvoux, Daniel Azoulay, Charlotte Costentin, Alain Rahmouni and Alain Luciani

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:4

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Primary epithelial ovarian carcinoma is sub-classified into serous, mucinous, endometrioid and clear cell subtypes. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy has become an alternative treatment option past several years, as se...

    Authors: Yumiko Oishi Tanaka, Satoshi Okada, Toyomi Satoh, Koji Matsumoto, Akinori Oki, Tsukasa Saida, Hiroyuki Yoshikawa and Manabu Minami

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:3

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  32. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate the association between the therapeutic outcomes of sorafenib for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and the parameters of intravoxel incoherent motion (IVIM).

    Authors: Natsuhiko Shirota, Kazuhiro Saito, Katsutoshi Sugimoto, Kenichi Takara, Fuminori Moriyasu and Koichi Tokuuye

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2016 16:1

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  33. Content type: Research article

    C-arm computed tomography (CT) guided intervention is an increasingly applied technique in transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The aim of this study was to analyse the val...

    Authors: Roland Syha, Gerd Grözinger, Ulrich Grosse, Michael Maurer, Lars Zender, Marius Horger, Konstantin Nikolaou and Dominik Ketelsen

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 15:22

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Patients with small-sized peripheral non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), but without lymph node metastasis, may be optimal candidates for sublobar resection. We aim to identify the predictors of occult lymph n...

    Authors: Seong Yong Park, Joon-Kee Yoon, Kwang Joo Park and Su Jin Lee

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 15:21

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  35. Content type: Case series

    This article aims to increase awareness about the utility of 18F -FDG-PET/CT in the evaluation of cranial nerve (CN) pathology. We discuss the clinical implication of detecting perineural tumor spread, emphasize ...

    Authors: Osama A. Raslan, Razi Muzaffar, Vilaas Shetty and Medhat M. Osman

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 15:20

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  36. Content type: Research article

    The role of 18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography CT (18FDG PET/CT), as a prognostic factor for survival in colorectal cancer patients with liver metastases, is still controversial. We sought to perf...

    Authors: Qian Xia, Jianjun Liu, Cheng Wu, Shaoli Song, Linjun Tong, Gang Huang, Yuanbo Feng, Yansheng Jiang, Yewei Liu, Ting Yin and Yicheng Ni

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 15:19

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  37. Content type: Research article

    For oncological evaluations, quantitative radiology gives clinicians significant insight into patients’ response to therapy. In regard to the Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumours (RECIST), the classif...

    Authors: Hubert Beaumont, Simon Souchet, Jean Marc Labatte, Antoine Iannessi and Anthony William Tolcher

    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 15:17

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