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Richard L. Theriault, J. Sybil Biermann, Elizabeth Brown, Adam Brufsky, Laurence Demers, Ravinder K. Grewal, Theresa Guise, Rebecca Jackson, Kevin McEnery, Donald Podoloff, Peter Ravdin, Charles L. Shapiro, Matthew Smith, and Catherine H. Van Poznak

resonance imaging (MRI). Future imaging options include multislice CT scanners and positron emission tomography (PET)-CT fusion studies, which may be particularly helpful in distinguishing compression fractures from pathologic fractures. Biomarkers in Bone

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Al B. Benson III, Tanios Bekaii-Saab, Emily Chan, Yi-Jen Chen, Michael A. Choti, Harry S. Cooper, Paul F. Engstrom, Peter C. Enzinger, Marwan G. Fakih, Charles S. Fuchs, Jean L. Grem, Steven Hunt, Lucille A. Leong, Edward Lin, Michael G. Martin, Kilian Salerno May, Mary F. Mulcahy, Kate Murphy, Eric Rohren, David P. Ryan, Leonard Saltz, Sunil Sharma, David Shibata, John M. Skibber, William Small Jr, Constantinos T. Sofocleous, Alan P. Venook, Christopher G. Willett, Deborah A. Freedman-Cass, and Kristina M. Gregory

and MRI, enables preoperative assessments of depth of tumor penetration and the presence of local lymph nodal metastases. 78 The consensus of the panel is that a PET scan is not routinely indicated. Additional information regarding the extent of

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Ronald S. Go, Eric Jacobsen, Robert Baiocchi, Ilia Buhtoiarov, Erin B. Butler, Patrick K. Campbell, Don W. Coulter, Eli Diamond, Aron Flagg, Aaron M. Goodman, Gaurav Goyal, Dita Gratzinger, Paul C. Hendrie, Meghan Higman, Michael D. Hogarty, Filip Janku, Reem Karmali, David Morgan, Anne C. Raldow, Alexandra Stefanovic, Srinivas K. Tantravahi, Kelly Walkovich, Ling Zhang, Mary Anne Bergman, and Susan D. Darlow

’s LCH is single or multisystem is unknown in the absence of staging. Therefore, whole-body PET/CT should be considered for patients with suspected multisystem disease. Abnormal brain MRI is often observed in LCH, even in the absence of neurologic

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Filipa Lynce and Claudine Isaacs

-reducing mastectomies. 5 , 6 Additionally, risk-reducing surgeries have been shown to be the most cost-effective measures. Using costs, life-years (LY), and quality-adjusted life-years (QALY) as outcomes, a study that compared preventive surgery, chemoprevention, MRI

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Harry T. Whelan

, radiotherapy, and/or chemotherapy.” As documented on MRI, tumor responses were seen in all of the patients, and the mean time to tumor progression after PDT was 67 weeks. 2 “If you subtract out the blood–brain barrier breakdown, you still have cell

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Stephen Pereira

(eg, ultrasonography, CT, MRI), explained Dr. Pereira. A predictable zone of biologic change is present around the fibers, he added, with no unacceptable effects on surrounding tissues. Bown et al 7 performed a phase I study of mTH-PC-mediated PDT

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Michel Kahaleh

. For instance, the use of MRI and MR cholangiopancreatography (MRI-MRCP) provides adequate information on what area of the liver requires drainage. 1 The aim of biliary stenting is to relieve jaundice, which in turn improves symptoms and quality of

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John M. Skibber

Ramsey C . Comparison of CT and MRI in the pre-operative staging of rectal adenocarcinoma and prediction of circumferential resection margin involvement by MRI . Colorectal Dis 2003 ; 5 : 396 - 401 . 19 Fuchsjager MH Maier AG Schima W

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Joseph G. Rajendran and Benjamin E. Greer

. 15. Narayan K Hicks RJ Jobling T . A comparison of MRI and PET scanning in surgically staged loco-regionally advanced cervical cancer: potential impact on treatment . Int J Gynecol Cancer 2001 ; 11 : 263 – 271 . 16. Grigsby PW

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Timothy M. Schmidt and Natalie S. Callander

SMM Customarily, skeletal surveys have been used to screen for bone lesions in patients with MGUS; however, plain radiographs consistently underperform compared with newer techniques such as low-dose whole-body CT or MRI. 38 – 40 In patients with MGUS