Intraperitoneal Cancer Therapy
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This book investigates intraperitoneal chemotherapy in a variety of complex and interesting ways. The volume details major clinical trails to date. Authors also examine regional approaches to therapy, systemic therapy, and the use of carboplatin and paclitaxel as the standard treatment for women with stages III and IV ovarian cancer. The future direction of intraperitoneal chemotherapy both normothermic and hyperthermic is also covered.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 191 pages
  • 157.48 x 228.6 x 15.24mm | 521.63g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2007 ed.
  • 22 Tables, black and white; XVI, 191 p.
  • 1588298787
  • 9781588298782

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From the reviews: "...provides a thorough review of regional chemotherapy for ovarian and colorectal and gastrointestinal carcinomas." -Doody's Book Review, Weighted Numerical Score:87- 3 Stars "...very useful for clinical oncologists who treat patients with ovarian or colorectal carcinoma and for those who are in training." -Doody's Book Review, Weighted Numerical Score:87- 3 Stars "A variety of intraperitoneal treatments including aggressive cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermia with and without intraperitoneal chemotherapy have been studied in the last two decades. ... In that context, this book, which summarizes the current body of knowledge in this field, is welcome. The book is divided into 12 chapters. ... Overall, this book is welcome addition to the library and serves as a source of reference in the field of intraperitoneal treatment of various neoplastic diseases." (Khalid L. Rehman, Medical Oncology, Vol. 25, July, 2008)show more

Table of contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface: C. William Helm, M.D. INTRODUCTION David Alberts: The scale of the problem in ovarian cancer Text Pages: 7 Words: 766 Tables 1 1 photo chapter 1 Intraperitoneal chemotherapy in Ovarian Cancer: the theory Maurie Markman Text Pages: 17 Words: 3051 Tables 1 chapter 2 intraperitoneal chemotherapy - the major clinical trials to date Maurie Markman Text Pages: 34 Words 5164 Tables: 5 chapter 3 intraperitoneal chemotherapy - a meta-analysis of all randomized trials worldwide Kenneth Jaaback Text Pages 14 Words: 3218 2 figs. 2 tables chapter 4 Intraperitoneal therapy in Ovarian Cancer: Immunotherapy Ralph Freedman Text pages: 16 Words 2992 Tables 3 chapter 5 Intraperitoneal chemotherapy: technique and complications Joan Walker 4855 words 18 pages photos: 6 DVD version will include video of insertion and removal of catheter accessing the port and delivering the therapy chapter 6 Hyperthermia and chemotherapy: the science Roger Vertrees Text pages 29 Words 7811 Figs. 5 chapter 7 Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in non-gynecologic cancers Brian Loggie Text pages 21 Words: 4987 Tables 2 Figs. 1 chapter 8 Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy colo-rectal cancer FAN Zoetmulder Text pages: Figs. 4 Tables 1 chapter 9 Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in Ovarian Cancer the European Experience Francois-Noel Gilly Text pages 10 Words: 2905 Figs. 4 Tables 5 chapter 10 Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in Ovarian Cancer - C. William Helm Text pages 16 Words 3760 Figs. 1 Tables 3 chapter 11 The techniques of delivering hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy Jesus Esquivel C.William Helm Text pages' 12 Words 2671 Figs. 13 chapter 12 Future directions in the delivery of intraperitoneal chemotherapy both normothermic and hyperthermic Robert Edwards Text pages 10 Words 2369 Appendix Patient Advocacy Information =total pages 2 where to get more information on the techniquesshow more

Review Text

From the reviews: "...provides a thorough review of regional chemotherapy for ovarian and colorectal and gastrointestinal carcinomas." -Doody's Book Review, Weighted Numerical Score:87- 3 Stars "...very useful for clinical oncologists who treat patients with ovarian or colorectal carcinoma and for those who are in training." -Doody's Book Review, Weighted Numerical Score:87- 3 Stars "A variety of intraperitoneal treatments including aggressive cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermia with and without intraperitoneal chemotherapy have been studied in the last two decades. ... In that context, this book, which summarizes the current body of knowledge in this field, is welcome. The book is divided into 12 chapters. ... Overall, this book is welcome addition to the library and serves as a source of reference in the field of intraperitoneal treatment of various neoplastic diseases." (Khalid L. Rehman, Medical Oncology, Vol. 25, July, 2008)show more