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Imaging is an integral part of the multidisciplinary management of cancer. Radiographic techniques are indispensible for proper staging of cancers and evaluation of the response of tumors to treatment. A wide variety of imaging modalities is available to clinicians. This chapter in the Cancer Concepts textbook will introduce the role of radiology in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Functional imaging, Staging, Imaging modalities
Cancer Biology | Neoplasms | Oncology | Radiology
Shim, John. (2012). "Oncologic Imaging." In Cancer Concepts Textbook, ed. by James Liebmann and Richard S. Pieters. http://escholarship.umassmed.edu/cancer_concepts/1