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    Lung Cancer: Diagnostic Procedures and Therapeutic Management with Special Reference to Radiotherapy (Medical Radiology / Radiation Oncology) (Paperback) Edited by Charles W. Scarantino, Contributions by R.H. Choplin, Contributions by C.S. Faulkner, Contributions by C.J. Kovacs, Contributions by S.G. Mann, Contributions by T. O'Connor, Contributions by S.K. Plume, Contributions by F. Richards, Contributions by Charles W. Scarantino

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    DescriptionAt first glance it appears that little has happened in our understanding of bronchogenic carcinoma, since five year survival rates have not changed appreciably over the past ten years. This is partially true, however the depth of our understanding has increased and will continue to do so at a rapid pace over the next five to ten years. Information on the basic tumor biology, identification of important groups at high risk and im- proved delivery of cytotoxic agents in the treatment of lung cancer, will all add to improve the outcome. The purpose of this text is to provide useful background information and to serve as a reference for approaching the patient with lung cancer. Therefore it will serve as a review for some and as a beginning for others. An important starting point in any discussion of lung cancer is an epidemiological survey of the topic (Chapter I). For those who do not avoid the hazards and present with symptoms, what is the most logical approach in determining the diagnosis (Chapter II). This chapter is intended to provide a general overview of the subjects covered in detail in the remainder of the text.


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    Title
    Lung Cancer
    Subtitle
    Diagnostic Procedures and Therapeutic Management with Special Reference to Radiotherapy
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Charles W. Scarantino, Contributions by R.H. Choplin, Contributions by C.S. Faulkner, Contributions by C.J. Kovacs, Contributions by S.G. Mann, Contributions by T. O'Connor, Contributions by S.K. Plume, Contributions by F. Richards, Contributions by Charles W. Scarantino
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 188
    Width: 206 mm
    Height: 274 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 431 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783642822360
    ISBN 10: 3642822363
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16960
    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: MJCL
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Abridged Dewey: 616
    LC classification: RC
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: MMP
    BISAC V2.8: MED008000, MED062000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED080000, MED003070
    DC21: 616.0757
    DC22: 616.0757
    LC classification: R-RZ, RC254-282, R895-920
    Thema V1.0: MJCL, MF, MKS, MKSH, MQH
    Edition statement
    Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1985
    Illustrations note
    15 black & white illustrations, biography
    Publisher
    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
    Imprint name
    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
    Publication date
    29 February 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Berlin
    Table of contents
    I Epidemiology of Lung Cancer..- II Approach to the Patient with Lung Cancer. (With 1 Figure).- III Lung Cancer: Considerations Related to Gross Anatomy..- IV Pathologic Aspects of Lung Cancer..- V Diagnostic Workup. (With 8 Figures).- VI Radiation Therapy in Cancer of the Lung. (With 10 Figures).- VII Results of Clinical Trials and Basis for Future Therapeutics. (With 2 Figures).- VIII Redefining Clinical Research. (With 22 Figures).