This is the PDF eBook version for Functional Imaging in Oncology – Volume 1 Biophysical Basis and Technical Approaches by Antonio Luna, Joan C. Vilanova, L. Celso Hygino da Cruz Jr., Santiago E. Rossi
Table of Contents
Clinical and therapeutic approach to functional oncological imaging: Cancer biology: What’s important for imaging.- Imaging biomarkers in oncology as surrogate endpoints in clinical trials.- Role of functional-molecular imaging in oncology.- Radiotherapy and imaging.- New therapies and functional-molecular imaging.- Bioinformatics for cancer imaging. Imaging of cancer hallmarks: Imaging of angiogenesis.- Imaging of tumor metabolism: MR spectroscopy.- Imaging of tumor metabolism: 18-FDG PET.- Imaging of tumor metabolism: PET with other metabolites.- Imaging of hypoxia on PET.- Imaging of hypoxia on MRI. Functional imaging techniques in clinical use: Functional imaging in assessing and monitoring of treatment response.- Diffusion-weighted MR imaging.- Perfusion CT.- Perfusion MRI.- DCE-US: Evaluation of angiogenesis.- Spectroscopy in cancer.- Hybrid imaging: PET-CT and PET-MRI.- Dual and spectral energy CT: oncological applications.- US elastography: applications in tumors. Molecular imaging techniques in clinical use and in research: New molecular and functional imaging techniques.- Multiparametric imaging.