Dr. Gang Cheng

Dr. Gang Cheng

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA

Assistant Professor



1998 Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina

1990 M.A., Shanghai Medical University

1987 M.D., Shanghai Medical University

Publications (selected)

  1. Gang Cheng, Drew A Torigian, and Abass Alavi. Sentinel Lymph Node Detection and Imaging in Oncology. In: Nuclear Oncology, 2nd Edition. Editors: Cumali Aktolun, Stanley J Goldsmith, Alexander J McEwan. 2012 (in press).
  2. Gang Cheng. The Diagnostic Value of FDG PET Cannot Be Judged by Iliac Bone Marrow Biopsy. BJR, 2012 (in press).
  3. Gang Cheng, Abass Alavi, Esther Lim, Scott R Akers. Superscan-like Hypermetabolic Lesions on Delayed FDG PET/CT Imaging in a Patient with Lung Cancer. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 2012 (in press).
  4. Cheng, Gang. Diagnosis of Bone Marrow Involvement in Lymphoma Patients: FDG PET/CT versus Bone Marrow Biopsy. In: PEDIATRIC CANCER. Editor: Eric Hayat. Springer Company. 2012. (in press).
  5. Gang Cheng, Wengen Chen. FDG PET/CT is a Valuable Tool in Guiding Bone Marrow Biopsy in the Initial Evaluation of Lymphoma Patients. In: Biopsies: Procedures, Types and Complications. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Hauppauge, NY. ISBN: 978-1-61942-723-5. (2012).
  6. Gang Cheng, Abass Alavi, Hongming Zhuang. Clinical Application of FDG PET/CT in pediatric lymphoma patients. PET Clinics. 2012, 7(1):47-56.
  7. Gang Cheng, Scott Akers, Esther Lim, Abass Alavi. Nuclear Medicine Imaging in the Diagnosis of Cardiac Sarcoidosis. In: Sarcoidosis: Diagnosis, Epidemiology and Treatment Options. Editors:  Michael R. Connor and Ryan S. Stevens. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Hauppauge, NY. ISBN: 978-1-62100-764-7. (2012).
  8. Gang Cheng, Drew A. Torigian, Abass Alavi. FDG PET/CT and MRI findings in a patient with focal xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis mimicking cystic renal malignancy. Clinical Nephrology. 2011, 76:484-486.
  9. Gang Cheng, Scott R Akers, et. al. Absence of FDG uptake in a trauma patient with compromised vasculature as an evidence of tissue nonviability. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 2011, 36(9):811-813.
  10. Gang Cheng, Wengen Chen, Wichana Chamroonrat, Drew A. Torigian, Hongming Zhuang, Abass Alavi. Biopsy versus FDG PET/CT in the evaluation of bone marrow involvement in pediatric lymphoma patients. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. 2011, 38 (8):1469-1476.
  11. Ion Codreanu, Wichana Chamroonrat, Gang Cheng, Sabah Servaes, Hongming Zhuang. Elevated MDP activity in the spleen due to fungal infection. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 2011, 36(9):811-813.
  12. Gang Cheng, Andrew Newberg, Abass Alavi. Metastatic Melanoma Causing Complete Atrioventricular Block-the Role of FDG PET/CT in Diagnosis. Clinical Imaging 2011, 35 (4): 312-314.
  13. Gang Cheng, Stephanie Kurita, Drew A. Torigian, Abass Alavi. Current Status of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Patients with Breast Cancer (Review). Euro. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging. 2011, 38(3):562-575.
  14. Alisha N. Wade, Gang Cheng, Ursina Teitelbaum, Aalpen A. Patel, Abass Alavi, and Michael R. Rickels. Amelioration of Hypoglycemia with Octreotide Therapy in Metastatic Insulinoma with Positive Octreotide Scan. Pancreas. 2011, 40(1):173-175.
  15. Wichana Chamroonrat, Gang Cheng, Sabah Servaes, Hongming Zhuang. Intussusception incidentally detected by FDG PET/CT in a pediatric lymphoma patient. Annals of Nuclear Medicine, 2010, 24(7):555-558.
  16. Gang Cheng, Sabah Servaes, Wichana Chamroonrat, et. al. Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma of the bone and the liver without lymphadenopathy revealed on FDG PET/CT. Clinical Imaging. 2010:476-479.
  17. Gang Cheng, Pacôme Fosse, Hongming Zhuang, Roland Hustinx. Application of PET and PET/CT in the Evaluation of Infection and Inflammation in the skeletal system. PET Clinics. 2010, 5(3):375-385.
  18. Gang Cheng, Wichana Chamroonrat, Abass Alavi, Hongming Zhuang. FDG PET/CT versus bone marrow biopsy in bone lesions in pediatric patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. J. Nucl. Med. 2010, vol 51:343p.
  19. Wichana Chamroonrat, Gang Cheng, Sabah Servaes, Jianing Li, Hongming Zhuang. Cytomegalovirus pneumonitis detected by Gallium-67 scintigraphy with a negative diagnostic chest CT. Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 2010, 35(7):542-544.
  20. Gang Cheng, Wichana Chamroonrat, Hongming Zhuang. Vein varicosity as a cause of increased FDG uptake. Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 2010, 35(4):273-274.
  21. Thomas C Kwee, Sandip Basu, Gang Cheng, Abass Alavi. FDG PET/CT in carcinoma of unknown primary. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 2010, 37(3):635-644.