The Teaching Cases from Annals of Oncology

The Teaching Cases from Annals of Oncology

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The Teaching Cases Series of Annals of Oncology was editor and publisher of Annals that the first series of cases started in Apri11993. The aim was to use clinical cases as should be published in book form. a means of teaching the principles of diagnosis and Looking back over the first three years of cases, it is management of cancer. We kept in mind the educational clear that a wide range of cancer medicine has been needs of doctors in training, and of other health care covered to a very high standard. Taken together, the cases professionals. We planned that the cases would cover a are a valuable and a convenient source of information. For wide range of clinical diagnosis and diagnostic problems this book the text and references have been updated where and treatment decisions. necessary. In choosing the authors I have emphasized expertise I hope that readers of Annals of Oncology and others and enthusiasm. I attempted to invite cases from as wide a will find it a useful addition to their libraries. I am grate- range of contributors as possible to reflect different ful to Franco Cavalli for having invited me to be the first opinions in the European countries. The contributors have editor of this series which I am sure will continue to responded magnificently to my requests for changes, my flourish. constant reminders, and my adaptation of their prose.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 210.06 x 278.89 x 12.45mm | 662.24g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Reprinted from ANNALS OF ONCOLOGY, 4:4-7:4, 1997
  • VII, 196 p.
  • 0792341171
  • 9780792341178

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The clinical cases collected in this book have all been previously published in the 'Clinical Case' series in the journal Annals of Oncology, between April 1993 and April 1996. They are intended as an educational series, aiming to discuss aspects of current cancer management, to highlight good practice and areas of controversy and to indicate where knowledge is lacking and where new ideas are leading.
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Table of contents

Section 1: Fever and Neutropenia During Intensive Chemotherapy; J. Klastersky. Tamoxifen and Hypercalcaemia; G. Daugaard. Tumour Induced Hypoglycaemia: A Case Report; K. Hoekman, et al. Metastatic Tumour of Unknown Primary Site; A. Piga, et al. Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes; J. Bauer. et al. The Management of Bone Metastases; J. Vinholes. Section 2: The Management of Hodgkin's Disease; J.A. Radford, et al. Mediastinal Mass with Fever and Night Sweats in a Young Farmer. Potential Pitfalls in the Diagnostic Work-up and Treatment; R.A. Joss, J.O. Gebbers. Malignant Lymphoma Versus Sarcoma: Discordance Between Clinical Course and Immunocytochemistry; U. Kaiser, et al. The Management of Primary Mediastinal B-Cell Lymphoma with Sclerosis; W. Brugger, et al. The Management of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia - A Case History; Y. Bastion, et al. Chylothorax in Lymphoma: Mechanisms and Management; A.M. O'Callaghan, G.M. Mead. Lymphoma of Uncertain Phenotype; G.B. Zulian, et al. Langerhans' Cell Histiocytosis - A Case History; J. Craze, J. Pritchard. Second Cancers Complicating Hodgkin's Disease; E. O'Reilly, J. Crown. The Management of Ovarian Cancer; A.M. Prove. The Endodermal Sinus Tumour and Clear Cell Ovarian Cancer; M.E.R. O'Brien. Management of Granulosa Cell Tumour of the Ovary - A Case History; C. Verhagen, et al. Section 4: The Management of Non-Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumours (GCT); L. Paz-Ares, et al. A Complicated Case of Metastatic Teratoma. Growing Teratoma Syndrome and Cerebral Metastasis; P.D. Simmonds, et al. Gestational Choriocarcinoma; M. Bower, et al. Section 5: Male Breast Cancer; I. Besznyak, S. Eckhardt. First-Line Systemic Therapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer and Management of Pleural Effusion; F. Perrone, et al. Section 6: Brain Metastases in Small Cell Lung Cancer; U. Lassen, et al. The Role of Surgery in Small Cell Lung Cancer; C.D. Colder, P.E. Postmus. Section 7: Management of Advanced Colorectal Cancer; C. Bradley, P. Selby. Detection and Management of Advanced Gastric Cancer; P. Hohenberger, M. Hunerbein. Section 8: High Grade Soft Tissue Sarcoma; G.F. Mcleay, W.P. Steward. Management of Desmoid Tumours Including a Case Report of Toremifene; J.R. Benson, et al. Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumours of the Chest Wall; M. von Schlippe, J.S. Whelan. Section 9: Management of Head & Neck Cancer; U. Tirelli, et al. The Management of Bladder Cancer; A.P.M. Lydon, et al.
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