Article Abstract

Modern diagnostic and therapeutic interventional radiology in lung cancer

Authors: Wai-Kit Lee, Eddie W. F. Lau, Kwang Chin, Oliver Sedlaczek, Karin Steinke


Imaging has an important role in the multidisciplinary management of primary lung cancer. This article reviews the current state-of-the-art imaging modalities used for the evaluation, staging and post-treatment follow-up and surveillance of lung cancers, and image-guided percutaneous techniques for biopsy to confirm the diagnosis and for local therapy in non-surgical candidates.