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By J. Heide, A. Schmittel, D. Kaiser, W. Hinkelbein, J.L. Meyer

ISBN-10: 3805592981

ISBN-13: 9783805592987

Lower than the auspices of the twelfth overseas Symposium on specified facets in Radiotherapy 2008 in Berlin, stated specialists offered their views on small and non-small mobile lung melanoma, reflecting the most recent criteria and fascinating in controversies within the prognosis and remedy of this illness. within the first a part of this quantity, features of the diagnostic workup are highlighted from the histopathologist's perspective, via displays in regards to the price of PET-CT and whole-body MRI within the staging of lung melanoma. The use and present equipment in bronchoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, video-endoscopy and mediastinoscopy are mentioned intimately. the second one part provides surgical and radio-oncological therapy thoughts for level I/II non-small phone lung melanoma together with stereotactic radiotherapy. The 3rd part outlines the healing techniques for level III NSCLC: prolonged surgical techniques, definitive radiochemotherapy and present techniques in adjuvant remedies. Emphasis can be put on altered fractionation schemes in radiotherapy. part four is devoted to palliative methods and the final part provides an in-depth presentation of small telephone lung melanoma. This booklet presents an exceptional review of up to date criteria and destiny recommendations in lung melanoma therapy. it will likely be of serious price to surgeons, radiation oncologists, pulmonary experts and different clinicians drawn to this illness.

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J Clin Oncol 2004;22: 3248–3254. 162 Kruger S, Buck AK, Blumstein NM, et al: Use of integrated FDG PET/CT imaging in pulmonary carcinoid tumours. J Intern Med 2006;260:545– 550. 163 Fischer BM, Mortensen J, Langer SW, et al: PET/ CT imaging in response evaluation of patients with small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer 2006; 54:41–49. 164 Brink I, Schumacher T, Mix M, et al: Impact of [18F]FDG-PET on the primary staging of smallcell lung cancer. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2004;31:1614–1620. 165 Fischer BM, Mortensen J, Langer SW, et al: A prospective study of PET/CT in initial staging of small-cell lung cancer: comparison with CT, bone scintigraphy and bone marrow analysis.

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