Oxford American Handbook of Oncology

Oxford American Handbook of Oncology

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The Oxford American Handbook of Oncology is the essential 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, highlighted tables, and targeted lists of landmark references enhance the concise text. For the second
edition biologic therapies and therapeutic regimens and options and clinical trial information have been rigorously updated throughout.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 864 pages
  • 96 x 178 x 34mm | 552g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 8 line art, 7 halftones, 4 color plates
  • 0199922780
  • 9780199922789

Table of contents

Part 1 Background ; 1 Molecular cancer biology ; 2 Etiology and epidemiology ; Part 2 Cancer prevention and screening ; 3 Cancer prevention ; 4 Cancer screening ; 5 Genetic screening ; Part 3 Principles of management ; 6 Principles of cancer treatment ; 7 Surgical oncology ; 8 Principles of radiation oncology ; 9 Principles of chemotherapy ; 10 Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation ; 11 Hormone therapy ; 12 Targeted therapies ; 13 Gene therapy and immunotherapy for cancer ; 14 Complementary and alternative medicine ; 15 Clinical trials ; Part 4 Complications and supportive care ; 16 Anemia and fatigue ; 17 Febrile neutropenia ; 18 Pain management ; 19 Venous thromboembolism ; 20 Metabolic emergencies ; 21 Paraneoplastic syndromes ; 22 Superior vena cava syndrome and raised intracranial pressure ; 23 Spinal cord compression ; 24 Other obstructive complications ; 25 Late effects of cancer treatment ; 26 End-of-life care ; Part 5 Specific cancers ; 27 Thoracic cancers ; 28 Breast cancer ; 29 Gastrointestinal cancer I: esophagus, stomach, small intestine, carcinoid ; 30 Gastrointestinal cancer II: pancreas, biliary tract, hepatocellular ; 31 Gastrointestinal cancer III: colorectal, anus ; 32 Endocrine cancers ; 33 Genitourinary cancer I: renal, bladder, ureter, penile carcinomas ; 34 Genitourinary cancer II: prostate cancer ; 35 Genitourinary cancer III: testicular cancer ; 36 Gynecological cancer ; 37 Tumors of the central nervous system ; 38 Head and neck cancers ; 39 Cutaneous malignancies ; 40 Soft tissue and bone sarcomas ; 41 Acute leukemia ; 42 Chronic leukemias and myelodysplastic syndromes ; 43 Multiple myeloma ; 44 Malignant lymphoma ; 45 Cancer of unknown primary (CUP) ; Appendix
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"[T]he authors should be commended for condensing a vast amount of information into a pocket book that practicing physicians can use as a handy reference." -- Vincent Chung, M.D. Doody's
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About Gary H. Lyman

Gary H Lyman: Co-Director, Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research; Affiliate Professor, University of Washington Schools of Public Health and Pharmacy, Seattle, WA
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