Clinical Oncology

Clinical Oncology

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The New Edition of this superbly integrated, multi-disciplinary resource continues to examine all aspects of the treatment of cancer. Its accessible, user-friendly format allows readers to find the information they need quickly. This 2nd Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in basic science, pathology, diagnosis, management, outcomes, rehabilitation and prevention. Features: * new chapters on molecular diagnostic methods, a range of new developmental therapies and genes and cancer. * Delivers cutting-edge coverage of scientific and clinical advances-including the classification and treatment of new lymphoma entities new information on the diagnosis and management of breast cancer, the management of cervical cancer, and the genetic detection of cancer new drug treatments new laboratory methods and more. * Integrates expert perspectives from the disciplines of medical oncology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology, and haematology. * Offers a balanced, critical review of each treatment-with specific recommendations that represent the consensus of experts in the field. * Highlights the preferred management strategies of chapter authors in eye-catching red text boxes. * Makes reference easy with a logical, consistent chapter organisation and more than 1,000 figures, algorithms, flow diagrams, and tables. * Integrates the authority of 4 renowned editors who are current or past presidents of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. * Includes an outline summary of key facts in each more

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  • Hardback | 2963 pages
  • 226.06 x 281.94 x 78.74mm | 4,513.22g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 044307545X
  • 9780443075452

Table of contents

VOLUME 1 PART I: SCIENCE OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY Section 1: The Genetic Basis of Cancer Structure and Function of the Gene Regulation of the Cell Cycle Cancer Biology: Invasion and Metastasis Inherited Predispositions Genes that Control Abnormal Growth Laboratory Methods in Cancer Genetics Genetics in Clinical Oncology Section 2: Immunologic Basis of Cancer T-Lymphocyte Responses B-Lymphocyte Responses Cancer and Immunodeficiency Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy New Developmental Therapies Anti-Angiogenesis Matrix Metalloproteinases Modulation of Signal Transduction Pathways Antisense Therapeutics Section 3: Environmental Basis of Cancer Chemical and Physical Agents in Our Environment Infectious Agents (Viruses and Bacteria) Section 4: Principles of Prevention, Diagnosis and Therapy Cancer Prevention Economic Analysis of Cancer Treatment Chemotherapy Radiation Therapy Surgical Therapy Bone Marrow Transplantation Section 5: Understanding Risk Epidemiology Biostatistics for Clinical Trials PART II: PROBLEMS COMMON TO CANCER AND ITS THERAPY Section 1: General Problems Pain Psychological Distress and Depression Weight Loss and Cachexia The Terminally Ill Patient Section 2: Hematologic Problems Hematopoietic Growth Factors Thrombotic Complications Section 3: Infections Fever in the Neutropenic Patient Fever in the Patient Without Neutropenia Section 4: Metabolic Problems Hypercalcemia Hyponatremia Tumor Lysis Syndrome Section 5: Surgical Problems Establishing and Maintaining Vascular Access in proof Acute Abdomen, Bowel Obstruction, and Fistula Section 6: Local Effects of Cancer and Its Metastasis Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Spinal Cord Compression Brain Metastasis and Carcinomatous Meningitis Bone Metastases Lung Metastases Liver Metastasis Effusions Nausea and Vomiting Oral Complications Alopecia and Cutaneous Complications Neurologic Complications Pulmonary Complications Cardiac Complications Reproductive Complications Endocrine Complications Second Malignant Neoplasms VOLUME 2 PART III: SPECIFIC MALIGNANCIES Central Nervous System Eye, Orbit, and Adnexal Structures Head and Neck Skin Malignant Melanoma Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers: Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinomas Endocrine System Lung Pleura and Mediastinum Esophagus Stomach Small Intestine Colon and Rectum Anal Canal Liver and Bile Ducts Pancreas Kidney and Ureter Bladder Prostate Penis and Urethra Testes Cervix, Vagina, and Vulva Uterus Ovaries and Fallopian Tubes Gestational Trophoblastic Disease Breast Bone Sarcomas Sarcomas of Soft Tissue Carcinoma of Unknown Primary HIV-Associated Malignancies: Kaposi's Sarcoma and Lymphoma Pediatric Tumors Childhood Leukemias Childhood Lymphoma Adult Acute Lymphoid Leukemia Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Adults The Myelodysplastic Syndromes The Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemias Hairy Cell Leukemia Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Multiple Myeloma and Related Disorders Hodgkin?s Disease Non-Hodgkin?s Lymphoma Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma Adult T-Cell Leukemia/Lymphoma PART IV: REHABILITATION OF THE CANCER PATIENT Physical Rehabilitation The Evaluation and Management of Sexual Dysfunction Psychosocial Rehabilitationshow more

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"Encyclopedic...An ideal reference book for the practicing oncologist as well as for those physicians who deal, in one way or another, with cancer in the human patient."-Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine "Will set a new standard for its reader-friendly style...More algorithms appear in this oncology textbook than in any other."-Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Reviews of the 1st Edition)show more

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