Oncology imaging is an essential component of the care of cancer patients for all steps of cancer management. This chapter reviews the current role and indications for imaging in cancer management, highlighting the essential contribution that imaging makes to cancer care screening, diagnosis, staging, assessment of treatment response, and monitoring cancer recurrence. The different imaging technologies available for diagnosing cancer are discussed. Cancer imaging is mandatory to allow optimal patient management and increase the chances of patients’ survival.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOncology
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781119189596
ISBN (Print)9781119189558
StatePublished - 30 Aug 2019


  • Computed tomography
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Oncology imaging
  • Positron emission tomography
  • Screening
  • Staging
  • Treatment response


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