Learning Objectives: 1) To demonstrate the cross-sectional imaging features of malignant tumors of the skull base, sinonasal cavity, and aerodigestive tract. 2) To describe the normal anatomy, including variants and pitfalls, and to contrast with the appearance of head and neck cancer, as seen with PET imaging. 3) To outline the advantages of PET/CT over PET alone. Disclosure: (H.A.M. is on the Speaker's Bureaus of GEMS, Siemens, and Cardinal Health and is a consultant to Radiology Corp of America.)
Learning Objectives: 1) Discuss pros and cons of CT, MRI and PET for IMRT target definition. 2) Describe target volume determination and delineation guidelines for head and neck cancer. 3) Discuss clinical therapeutic outcome of IMRT to support the merit of these guidelines.