Abeloff's Clinical Oncology: Expert Consult - Online and Print / Edition 4

Abeloff's Clinical Oncology: Expert Consult - Online and Print / Edition 4

by Martin D. Abeloff, James O. Armitage, John E. Niederhuber, Michael B. Kastan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0443066949

ISBN-13: 9780443066948

Pub. Date: 06/04/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Carrying on the tradition established by its founding editor, the late Dr. Martin Abeloff, the 4th Edition of this respected reference synthesizes all of the latest oncology knowledge in one practical, clinically focused, easy-to-use volume. It incorporates basic science, pathology, diagnosis, management, outcomes, rehabilitation, and prevention – all in one

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Carrying on the tradition established by its founding editor, the late Dr. Martin Abeloff, the 4th Edition of this respected reference synthesizes all of the latest oncology knowledge in one practical, clinically focused, easy-to-use volume. It incorporates basic science, pathology, diagnosis, management, outcomes, rehabilitation, and prevention – all in one convenient resource – equipping you to overcome your toughest clinical challenges. What's more, you can access the complete contents of this Expert Consult title online, and tap into its unparalleled guidance wherever and whenever you need it most!

• Equips you to select the most appropriate tests and imaging studies for diagnosing and staging each type of cancer, and manage your patients most effectively using all of the latest techniques and approaches.
• Explores all of the latest scientific discoveries' implications for cancer diagnosis and management.
• Employs a multidisciplinary approach - with contributions from pathologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, and surgical oncologists - for well-rounded perspectives on the problems you face.
• Offers a user-friendly layout with a consistent chapter format • summary boxes • a full-color design • and more than 1,445 illustrations (1,200 in full color), to make reference easy and efficient.

• Offers access to the book's complete contents online – fully searchable – from anyplace with an Internet connection.
• Presents discussions on cutting-edge new topics including nanotechnology, functional imaging, signal transduction inhibitors, hormone modulators, complications of transplantation, and much more.
• Includes an expanded color art program that highlights key points, illustrates relevant science and clinical problems, and enhances your understanding of complex concepts.

Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443066948
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/04/2008
Series:
Expert Consult Title: Online + Print Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
2592
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 2.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Part IScience of Clinical Oncology1
Section 1Biology and Cancer
1.Molecular Tools in Cancer Research3
2.Intracellular Signaling19
3.The Cellular Microenvironment47
4.Biology of Cancer Metastasis59
5.Control of the Cell Cycle81
6.Cell Life and Cell Death101
7.Immunology and Cancer113
8.Stem Cells, Cell Differentiation, and Cancer139
9.Vascular and Interstitial Biology of Tumors153
Section 2The Genesis of Cancer
10.Environmental Factors173
11.DNA Damage Response Pathways and Cancer191
12.Viruses and Human Cancer207
13.Genetic Factors: Hereditary Cancer Predisposition Syndromes227
14.Genetic Factors: Finding Cancer Susceptibility Genes253
15.Progressing from Gene Mutations to Cancer269
16.Immunodeficiency and Cancer287
Section 3Diagnosing Cancer
17.Pathology and Laboratory Medicine299
Surgical Pathology300
Flow Cytometry in Oncologic Diagnosis305
Cytogenetics311
Molecular Diagnostics320
Clinical Chemistry: Tumor Markers329
18.Imaging341
Section 4Preventing and Treating Cancer
19.Biostatistics for Clinical Trials365
20.Structures Supporting Cancer Clinical Trials383
21.Economic Analysis of Cancer Treatment395
22.Epidemiology and Population Sciences407
23.Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Early Detection425
24.Smoking Cessation: Current Treatments and Future Directions473
25.Chemotherapy483
26.The Basics of Radiation Therapy537
27.Surgical Interventions in Cancer579
28.Bone Marrow Transplantation591
29.Gene Therapy in Oncology603
30.The Present and Future of Molecularly Targeted Therapy623
31.Photodynamic Therapy639
32.Therapeutic Antibodies and Immunologic Conjugates661
33.Cancer Vaccines677
34.Complementary and Alternative Medicine695
Part IIProblems Common to Cancer and Its Therapy713
Section 1Symptom Management and Palliative Care
35.Cancer Pain715
36.Rehabilitation of the Patient with Cancer731
37.Cachexia749
38.Nausea and Vomiting759
39.Oral Complications775
40.Alopecia and Cutaneous Complications793
41.Lymphedema817
42.Fatigue835
43.Caring for Patients at the End of Life847
Section 2Hematologic Problems
44.Disorders of Blood Cell Production in Clinical Oncology861
45.Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Cancer-Related Venous Thrombosis891
Section 3Infections
46.Fever in the Neutropenic Cancer Patient925
47.Infection in the Severely Immunocompromised Patient941
Section 4Metabolic and Paraneoplastic Syndromes
48.Hypercalcemia957
49.Hyponatremia973
50.Tumor Lysis Syndrome987
51.Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes993
Section 5Surgical Problems
52.Establishing and Maintaining Vascular Access1007
53.Acute Abdomen, Bowel Obstruction, and Fistula1025
Section 6Local Effects of Cancer and Its Metastasis
54.Superior Vena Cava Syndrome1047
55.Spinal Cord Compression1063
56.Brain Metastases and Carcinomatous Meningitis1073
57.Bone Metastases1091
58.Lung Metastases1129
59.Liver Metastases1141
60.Effusions1179
61.Neurologic Complications1213
62.Pulmonary Complications of Anticancer Treatment1237
63.Cardiac Effects of Cancer Therapy1251
64.Reproductive Complications1269
65.Endocrine Complications1287
66.Second Malignant Neoplasms1297
Section 7Special Issues
67.Cancer in the Elderly: Biology, Prevention, and Treatment1317
68.Special Issues in Pregnancy1331
Part IIISpecific Malignancies1345
69.Cancer of the Central Nervous System1347
70.Eye, Orbit, and Adnexal Structures1433
71.Cancer of the Head and Neck1497
72.Melanoma1561
73.Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers: Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinomas1589
74.Cancer of the Endocrine System1611
75.Cancer of the Lung: NSCLC and SCLC1649
76.Tumors of the Pleura and Mediastinum1745
77.Cancer of the Esophagus1787
78.Cancer of the Stomach1819
79.Cancer of the Small Bowel1863
80.Colon Cancer1877
81.Cancer of the Rectum1943
82.Cancer of the Anal Canal1967
83.Liver and Bile Duct Cancer1981
84.Carcinoma of the Pancreas2015
85.Kidney and Ureter2035
86.Carcinoma of the Bladder2059
87.Prostate Cancer2085
88.Cancer of the Penis and Urethra2149
89.Testicular Cancer2175
90.Cancers of the Cervix, Vagina, and Vulva2217
91.Cancer of the Uterus2273
92.Ovaries and Fallopian Tubes2311
93.Gestational Trophoblastic Disease2347
94.Cancer of the Breast2369
95.Sarcomas of Bone2471
96.Sarcomas of Soft Tissue2573
97.Unknown Primary Cancer2627
98.HIV-Associated Malignancies2647
99.Pediatric Solid Tumors2661
100.The World Health Organization Classification of Hematologic Malignancies2723
101.Childhood Leukemia2731
102.Childhood Lymphoma2765
103.Acute Lymphoid Leukemia in Adults2793
104.Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Adults2825
105.The Myelodysplastic Syndromes2849
106.Chronic Myeolo-proliferative Diseases2883
107.Chronic Myeloid Leukemia2899
108.Chronic Lymphoid Leukemias2921
109.Hairy Cell Leukemia2941
110.Multiple Myeloma and Related Disorders2955
111.Hodgkin's Lymphoma2985
112.Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma3015
113.Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma and Cutaneous B-Cell Lymphoma3077
114.Adult T-Cell Leukemia-Lymphoma3109
Index3131

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