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Vol 9, No 2 (2013)
Review paper
Published online: 2013-04-26
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The use of magnetic resonance imaging in oncology

Andrzej Cieszanowski
Onkol. Prak. Klin 2013;9(2):60-69.

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Vol 9, No 2 (2013)
REVIEW ARTICLES
Published online: 2013-04-26

Abstract

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is nowadays increasingly used and widely applied also in oncology patients. The recent advances in MRI technology, resulted in both increased sensitivity of this technique in diagnosing neoplastic lesions and broadening of its applications in this group of patients. This article presents utilization of MRI in diagnosis of neoplasms, with particular emphasis on new techniques introduced in recent years.

Abstract

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is nowadays increasingly used and widely applied also in oncology patients. The recent advances in MRI technology, resulted in both increased sensitivity of this technique in diagnosing neoplastic lesions and broadening of its applications in this group of patients. This article presents utilization of MRI in diagnosis of neoplasms, with particular emphasis on new techniques introduced in recent years.

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Keywords

MR imaging, diffusion-weighted imaging, oncologic imaging, liver metastases, whole-body MRI

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Title

The use of magnetic resonance imaging in oncology

Journal

Oncology in Clinical Practice

Issue

Vol 9, No 2 (2013)

Article type

Review paper

Pages

60-69

Published online

2013-04-26

Bibliographic record

Onkol. Prak. Klin 2013;9(2):60-69.

Keywords

MR imaging
diffusion-weighted imaging
oncologic imaging
liver metastases
whole-body MRI

Authors

Andrzej Cieszanowski

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