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Presenter: Louis Burt Nabors

Central Nervous System Cancers: Anaplastic Gliomas/Glioblastoma. Version 2.2020. ©NCCN. All rights reserved. Dr. Nabors concluded by pointing out that within the 1 to 6 months following RT, enhancement and even edema will often look worse on an MRI

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Presenters: Jimmy J. Caudell, David G. Pfister, and Randal S. Weber

, suggestive of a hypoglossal nerve palsy. An MRI was performed and was negative for disease, suggesting that radiation neuropathy was the cause of the patient’s slurred speech. For this type of patient, the risk of a lower cranial neuropathy, or more

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Navika D. Shukla, Ryan S. Chiang, and Alexander D. Colevas

-sided ear discomfort and facial paresis. MRI revealed the presence of a 3-cm left parotid mass without lymphadenopathy. A core needle biopsy was performed, and pathology revealed adenocarcinoma with perineural invasion. He underwent parotidectomy with

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R. Michael Tuttle, Douglas W. Ball, David Byrd, Gilbert H. Daniels, Raza A. Dilawari, Gerard M. Doherty, Quan-Yang Duh, Hormoz Ehya, William B. Farrar, Robert I. Haddad, Fouad Kandeel, Richard T. Kloos, Peter Kopp, Dominick M. Lamonica, Thom R. Loree, William M. Lydiatt, Judith McCaffrey, John A. Olson Jr., Lee Parks, John A. Ridge, Jatin P. Shah, Steven I. Sherman, Cord Sturgeon, Steven G. Waguespack, Thomas N. Wang, and Lori J. Wirth

Preoperative neck ultrasound is recommended. Contrast-enhanced CT of the chest and mediastinum or MRI can be considered if the patient has N1 disease or calcitonin greater than 400 pg/mL. 2 Vocal cord mobility can also be evaluated. Staging The TNM

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Gregory P. Kalemkerian, Wallace Akerley, Paul Bogner, Hossein Borghaei, Laura QM Chow, Robert J. Downey, Leena Gandhi, Apar Kishor P. Ganti, Ramaswamy Govindan, John C. Grecula, James Hayman, Rebecca Suk Heist, Leora Horn, Thierry Jahan, Marianna Koczywas, Billy W. Loo Jr, Robert E. Merritt, Cesar A. Moran, Harvey B. Niell, Janis O’Malley, Jyoti D. Patel, Neal Ready, Charles M. Rudin, Charles C. Williams Jr, Kristina Gregory, and Miranda Hughes

adrenal glands; and brain imaging using MRI (preferred) or CT scan (with intravenous contrast). 34 However, once a patient has been found to have extensive-stage disease, further staging is optional, except for brain imaging. Because of the aggressive

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Natasha Hunter, Sarah Croessmann, Karen Cravero, Daniel Shinn, Paula J. Hurley, and Ben Ho Park

evaluated through physical examination, imaging, and diagnostic biopsy. She was diagnosed with an ER/PR-negative high-grade invasive ductal carcinoma, which was positive for HER2 expression (3+ by immunostaining). Further studies with breast MRI and CT

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elevated risk, 93% (n=285) were recommended for yearly MRI, 34.4% (n=98) were referred for MRI from the program, it is unknown if 65.6% (n=187) were referred for MRI by their primary clinician physician (PCP), and 91% (n=279) were eligible for

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a higher risk for hereditary cancer. For Medicare beneficiaries who have one of these gene mutations, the law will enable coverage of increased cancer screening (eg, breast MRIs, more frequent colonoscopies) and risk-reducing surgeries (eg

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Measure: Patients with rectal cancer are staged with a CT scan of chest, abdomen, and pelvis and pelvic MRI with contrast or endorectal ultrasound before surgery ○ Evidence-Based Concordance Measure: Adjuvant chemotherapy is not administered for patients

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procedures recommended in the NCCN Guidelines, including radiographs, CT scans, MRI, functional nuclear medicine imaging (PET, SPECT), and ultrasound. NCCN Imaging AUC are available for the following guidelines: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Acute