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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

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Presenter: Sandy Srinivas

therapy in bone disease, Dr. Srinivas explained. Conventional imaging techniques, such as bone scans, MRI, and CT, have shortcomings that appear to be overcome by more modern PET techniques. “Bone scans are not specific to prostate cancer and don

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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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James L. Mohler and Emmanuel S. Antonarakis

molecular-based test, 3P MRI, restaging prostate biopsy, surveillance 3P MRI, surveillance prostate biopsies, some combination thereof, or prospective clinical trials. 1 Androgen Deprivation Therapy “I am an advocate of using less androgen deprivation

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Presenter: Sandy Srinivas

then categorized as nonmetastatic CRPC. “A large number of these patients have no evidence of disease on nuclear scans; CT imaging of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis; or MRI, and become castration-resistant,” she said. Three randomized trials in

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Richard T. Hoppe

systems, and treatment verification. These advances have been facilitated by improvements in diagnostic imaging, including MRI and PET/CT. At first, these innovations were used for the treatment of solid tumors, wherein it became possible to further

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Pamela J. DiPiro

examples of this use in breast cancer imaging, including MRI enhancement characteristics with specific tumor molecular subtypes or imaging with targeted monoclonal antibodies linked to PET agents to more clearly elucidate specific tumor expression, 10 in

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Ralph Hauke

Roentgenol 1988 ; 151 : 497 – 501 . 16. Choyke PL . Detection and staging of renal cancer . Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 1997 ; 5 : 29 – 47 . 17. Janus CL Mendelson DS . Comparison of MRI and CT for study of renal and perirenal

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Ryan M. Kahn, Sushmita Gordhandas, Emeline Aviki, and Kara Long Roche

deny coverage for individuals at risk. Patients, physicians, and advocacy groups have identified breast MRI in carriers of HBOC and colonoscopies for younger individuals with Lynch syndrome as the most difficult services to obtain. 2 , 3 Difficulty in

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Jeffrey S. Montgomery, David C. Miller, and Alon Z. Weizer

, lowering the imaging sensitivity for these findings. Cross-sectional imaging with either a CT scan or an MRI evaluates the local disease burden and assesses for nodal and distant metastases. The accuracy of CT and an MRI for staging the local extent of