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Oxford American Handbook of Oncology

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Here is the essential ready reference for medical students, residents, and clinical oncologists seeking a current, portable resource on the delivery of sophisticated cancer care. Chapters focus on the immediate information needs in clinical decision making including treatment choices. Algorithms, best practice guidelines, highlight tables, and targeted lists of landmark references enhance concise text. The Handbook covers solid tumors and hematologic malignancies plus cancer biology, genetics, prevention and screening, cancer staging, complications, and supportive care.show more

Product details

  • Part-work (fascículo) | 876 pages
  • 104.14 x 177.8 x 27.94mm | 430.91g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0195369491
  • 9780195369496
  • 1,428,995

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"This is a comprehensive portable reference for all professionals treating patients with malignancies. The handbook contains landmark references and quick resources that are useful and pertinent for clinical practice."--Doody'sshow more

Table of contents

Part 1 Background ; Part 2 Cancer Prevention and Screening ; 3. Cancer Prevention ; 4. Cancer Screening ; 5. Genetic Screening ; Part 3 Principles of Management ; 6. Principles of Treatment ; 7. Surgical Oncology ; 8. Principles of radio oncology ; 9. Chemotherapy ; 10. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation ; 11. Hormonal Therapy ; 12. Targeted therapies ; 13. Gene therapy ; 14. Complementary and Alternative Therapies ; 15. Clinical trials ; Part 4 Complications and Supportive Care ; 16. Anemia and Fatigue ; 17. Febrile Neutropenia and Infection ; 18. Pain Management ; 19. Venous Thromboembolism ; 20. Metabolic Crises: Tumor Lysis Syndrome, Hyperuricemia, Hypercalcemia ; 21. Paraneoplastic Syndromes ; 22. Superior Vena Cava Obstruction ; 23. Spinal Cord Compression ; 24. Other Obstructive Complications ; 25. Late Effects of Chemotherapy ; 26. Depression, Anxiety and End of Life Care ; Part 5 Specific Cancers ; 27. Thoracic cancer ; 28. Breast cancer ; 29. Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer: Esophageal, Stomach and SI/Carcinoid ; 30. Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer: Pancreas Biliary Tract Hepatocellular ; 31. Lower Gastrointestinal Cancer: Colon, Rectum, Anal ; 32. Endocrine Cancer ; 33. Genitourinary - Renal ; 34. Genitourinary - Prostate ; 35. Genitourinary - Testicular ; 36. Gynecological cancer ; 37. Central Nervous System Malignancies ; 38. Head and Neck Cancer ; 39. Skin Cancers ; 40. Sarcoma ; 41. Acute Leukemia ; 42. Chronic Leukemia & MDS ; 43. Multiple Myeloma ; 44. Hodgkin's and Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ; 45. Unknown Primary Cancers ; Appendicesshow more

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