Nuclear Principles of Tumor Detection

  • U. Büll
Conference paper


The goals of diagnostic procedures in oncology are tumor detection and/or tumor evaluation. This differentiation (detection, evaluation) is helpful when classifying the results of a procedure: a tumor may be detected by one method but evaluated according to its type by a second method, or one method may be powerful enough to yield both results. These should lead to a type-specific tumor diagnosis which is the final goal of tumor-seeking procedures. The detection of metastases is of additional help within this frame.


Iodine Adenoma Radionuclide Fibrinogen Neuroblastoma 


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    Buell U et al. (1983) Fortschr Geb Rontgenstr 138:391CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Winkler C (1985) Nuklearmedizinische Tumordiagnostik. In: Diethelm L et al. (eds) Nuklearmedizin. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo (Handbuch der medizinischen Radiologie, vol XV/3, pp 407–463)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Büll
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  1. 1.Abteilung Nuklearmedizin der Rheinisch-Westfälischen Technischen HochschuleAachenGermany

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