The Bethesda Handbook of Clinical Oncology

The Bethesda Handbook of Clinical Oncology

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Edited by Jame Abraham, Edited by James L. Gulley, Edited by Carmen J. Allegra

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  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  • Format: Paperback | 688 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 226mm x 25mm | 771g
  • Publication date: 1 October 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 0781795583
  • ISBN 13: 9780781795586
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 282,575

Product description

Written by clinicians from the National Cancer Institute and other leading institutions, this comprehensive, clear, concise oncology handbook is designed specifically for quick bedside consultation. It covers all malignancies and offers busy clinicians practical guidelines on daily patient management, including commonly used treatment regimens and chemotherapy dosing and schedules. The user-friendly format features tables, charts, bullet points, and algorithms. The thoroughly updated third edition places an increased emphasis on practical clinical information, and includes new chemotherapeutic agents, dosages, and treatment regimens and the latest clinical trials data. New chapters focus on basic genomics for practicing oncologists and basic principles of radiation. The succinct yet detailed presentation is ideal for board review as well as clinical reference.

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Table of contents

HEAD AND NECK: Head and Neck Cancer, Dexter Estrada, Carter VanWaes, Janaki Moni, and Barbara A. Conley THORAX: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Ronan Kelly, Martin Gutierrez, and Giuseppe Giaccone / Small Cell Lung Cancer, Elizabeth Smyth and Oscar S. Breathnach DIGESTIVE SYSTEM: Esophageal Cancer, Syed I. Haidar and Gregory D. Leonard / Gastric Cancer, Thomas J. George, Jr. / Biliary Tract Cancer, Linda E. Coate and Gregory D. Leonard / Primary Cancers of the Liver, Syed J. Asghar, Gregory D. Leonard, and Carmen Allegra / Colorectal Cancer, Thomas J. George, Jr. and Carmen J. Allegra / Pancreatic Cancer, George P. Kim / Anal Cancer, Muhammad Wasif Saif and Bryan W. Chang / Other Gastrointestinal Tumors, Muhammad Wasif Saif BREAST: Breast Cancer, Manish Sharma and Jame Abraham GENITOURINARY: Renal Cell Cancer, Ramaprasad Srinivasan, Inger L. Rosner, and W. Marston Linehan / Prostate Cancer, James L. Gulley and William L. Dahut / Bladder Cancer, Jeanny B. Aragon-Ching and William L. Dahut / Testicular Carcinoma, Ravi A. Madan and Barnett S. Kramer GYNECOLOGIC: Ovarian Cancer, Nilofer S. Azad, David Adelberg, and Elise C. Kohn / Endometrial Cancer, Christina M. Annunziata and Michael J. Birrer / Cervical Cancer, Alyssa C. Perroy and Herbert L. Kotz / Vulvar Cancer, Christina M. Annunziata and Michael J. Birrer MUSCULOSKELETAL: Sarcomas and Malignancies of the Bone, Patrick J. Mansky and Lee Helman SKIN CANCER: Skin Cancer and Melanoma, Upendra P. Hegde, Barry Gause, and Sewa S. Legha HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES: Acute Leukemias, Aaron Cumpston and Michael Craig / Chronic Lymphoid Leukemias, Saad Jamshed and Bruce D. Cheson / Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Ebru Koca and Muzaffar H. Qazilbash / Chronic Myeloproliferative Diseases, Manish Monga and Marcel P. Devetten / Multiple Myeloma, Sattva S. Neelapu and Cynthia E. Dunbar / Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Wyndham Wilson / Hodgkin's Disease, Ayman Saad, Michael Craig, and Wyndham Wilson / Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Akm Hossain, Michael Craig, and Richard Childs OTHER MALIGNANCIES: Carcinoma of Unknown Primary, Hung T. Khong / Central Nervous System Tumors, Scott Miller and Patrick J. Mansky / Endocrine Tumors, Michael E. Menefee, Richard L. Piekarz, and Tito Fojo SUPPORTIVE CARE: Hematopoietic Growth Factors, Mahsa Mohebtash and Philip M. Arlen / Infectious Complications in Oncology, Nilofer Azad, Sarah W. Read, and Juan C. Gea-Banacloche / Oncological Emergencies and Paraneoplastic Syndrome, Susan L. Bever and Richard A. Messmann / Psychopharmacological Management in Oncology, Donald L. Rosenstein, Maryland Pao, and Daniel E. Elswick / Management of Emesis in Oncology, David R. Kohler / Medical Nutrition Therapy, Marnie Dobbin / Pain and Palliative Care, Eric Bush and Ann Berger / Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Patrick J. Mansky, Dawn B. Wallerstedt, Scott Miller, and Jamie Stagl / Central Venous Access Device, June L. Remick and Magesh Sundaram COMMON OFFICE PROCEDURES AND OTHER TOPICS: Procedures in Medical Oncology, Suzanne G. Demko, Kerry Ryan, and George Carter / Basic Genomics for Practicing Oncologists, Vicky M. Coyle, Wendy L. Allen, Puthen V. Jithesh, and Patrick G. Johnston / Basic Principles of Radiation Oncology, Jondavid Pollock / Anticancer Agents, Sakar M. Wahby and Thomas E. Hughes APPENDICES: Performance Status Scales/Scores / WHO and RECIST Criteria for Response