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Product Information - Clinician's Guide to Nuclear Oncology

Product Information - Clinician's Guide to Nuclear Oncology

Title: A Clinician's Guide to Nuclear Oncology: Practical Molecular Imaging and Radionuclide Therapies

Authors: Naomi P. Alazraki, MD; Mark J. Shumate, MD, MPH; David A. Kooby, MD

A Clinicians Guide to Nuclear Oncology is a must-have reference book for internists, family and general practitioners that is essential for diagnosing, staging and treating cancer patients and patients suspected of having cancer. An easy-to-use tool that will allow you to quickly find information related to your patient!

List Price: $39
Member Price: $24

ISBN #: 0-9726478-8-0
Softcover, 206 pp., 2007

A Clinician's Guide to Nuclear Oncology is a must-have reference book for internists, family and general practitioners that for essential in diagnosing, staging and treating cancer patients and patients suspected of having cancer. An easy-to-use tool that will allow you to quickly find information related to your patient—purchase a copy to keep in your office today!

The guide summarizes the indications and applications of molecular imaging and nuclear medicine for diagnosis, staging, and therapy of malignancy. Readers will learn:

  • Which tests to order
  • How the tests are performed
  • Advantages and limitations to those tests compared to other modalities
  • How to prepare patients for these exams

For nuclear medicine therapies, information is provided on:

  • Available radionuclide therapeutic options
  • When these options should be considered
  • What to expect from treatment
  • What, if any, are the radiation risks for patients and their families

 

Chapters are arranged by tumor type for easy readability and practical clinical orientation. A highlights section opens each chapter, followed by:

  • Epidemiology
  • Advances in nuclear imaging (for the specific tumor type)
  • Staging and prognosis
  • Diagnostic nuclear medicine scans and primary clinical indications
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • A description of the procedure
  • Information on patient preparation
  • Explanations of the resulting report
  • An examination of the treatment and overall impact of the nuclear medicine imaging on patient management
  • What is "On the Horizon" for diagnosis and/or therapy for this cancer
  • Case presentations are used to illustrate applications of nuclear imaging for some of the more common malignancies
  • Additional information on the costs of various imaging and treatment options and a guide to the therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals are provided in the appendices

 

Special bulk pricing is available for orders of 10 or more copies. Please call 1-800-513-6853 (inside US) or 703-326-1186 (outside US) for more information.

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