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  1. 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 1:10286
  2. 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 1:10279
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Authors: R. C. G. Russell
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 2:5
  14. 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
  15. Authors: B. Rufford, U. Menon and I. Jacobs
    Citation: Cancer Imaging 2015 2:4
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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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