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Introduction to the imaging and staging of cancer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23199658     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cancer staging is how clinicians describe the state of the disease, predict prognosis, help determine best treatment, and interpret outcomes. Although several staging systems are available, the most widely used is the tumor node metastasis (TNM) system developed by the American Joint Committee on Cancer. Knowledge of normal anatomy and the myriad appearances of variations in anatomy is the basis of accurate tumor staging. Cross-sectional imaging is complementary to the clinical examination for accurate staging.
Authors:
Patricia A Hudgins; Jonathan J Beitler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuroimaging clinics of North America     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1557-9867     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroimaging Clin. N. Am.     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9211377     Medline TA:  Neuroimaging Clin N Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, BG-27, 1364 Clifton Road, Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA. Electronic address: phudgin@emory.edu.
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