JNM (December 2018): Treatment of Primary Liver Tumors and Liver Metastases, Part 2: Non–Nuclear Medicine Techniques
JNM (December 2018): Treatment of Primary Liver Tumors and Liver Metastases, Part 2: Non–Nuclear Medicine Techniques

JNM (December 2018): Treatment of Primary Liver Tumors and Liver Metastases,
Part 2: Non–Nuclear Medicine Techniques

JNM, December 2018, Volume 59, Number 12

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Release Date: December 1, 2018
Expiration Date: December 31, 2021


Francois H. Cornelis1,2 and Stephen B. Solomon1

1Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York; and 2Sorbonne Universit´e, Department of
Radiology, Tenon Hospital, Paris, France


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Francois H. Cornelis


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Stephen B. Solomon


He is a Consultant/Advisor for BTG, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, XACT, Adgero, an Investigator for GE Healthcare and AngioDynamics, and has Investment Interst with Johnson & Johnson

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