Clinical Oncology / Edition 2

Clinical Oncology / Edition 2

by Martin D. Abeloff, Niederhuber, Lichter, Armitage
     
 

A must-have reference, this new edition provides practical information on treatment guidelines, details of diagnosis and therapy, and personal recommendations on patient management from experts in the field. Consistently formatted chapters allow for a user-friendly presentation for quick access of key information by the practicing clinician. Completely updated,

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A must-have reference, this new edition provides practical information on treatment guidelines, details of diagnosis and therapy, and personal recommendations on patient management from experts in the field. Consistently formatted chapters allow for a user-friendly presentation for quick access of key information by the practicing clinician. Completely updated, this new edition includes all of the latest developments in treatment strategies of medical, surgical and radiation oncologists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443075452
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/24/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
2963
Product dimensions:
8.75(w) x 11.25(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Pt. IScience of clinical oncology1
1Molecular tools in cancer research3
2Intracellular signaling19
3The cellular microenvironment47
4Biology of cancer metastasis59
5Control of the cell cycle81
6Cell life and cell death101
7Immunology and cancer113
8Stem cells, cell differentiation, and cancer139
9Vascular and interstitial biology of tumors153
10Environmental factors173
11DNA damage response pathways and cancer191
12Viruses and human cancer207
13Genetic factors : hereditary cancer predisposition syndromes227
14Genetic factors : finding cancer susceptibility genes253
15Progressing from gene mutations to cancer269
16Immunodeficiency and cancer287
17Pathology and laboratory medicine299
18Imaging341
19Biostatistics for clinical trials365
20Structures supporting cancer clinical trials383
21Economic analysis of cancer treatment395
22Epidemiology and population sciences407
23Cancer prevention, screening, and early detection425
24Smoking cessation : current treatments and future directions473
25Chemotherapy483
26The basics of radiation therapy537
27Surgical interventions in cancer579
28Bone marrow transplantation591
29Gene therapy in oncology603
30The present and future of molecularly targeted therapy623
31Photodynamic therapy639
32Therapeutic antibodies and immunologic conjugates661
33Cancer vaccines677
34Complementary and alternative medicine695
Pt. IIProblems common to cancer and its therapy713
35Cancer pain715
36Rehabilitation of the patient with cancer731
37Cachexia749
38Nausea and vomiting759
39Oral complications775
40Alopecia and cutaneous complications793
41Lymphedema817
42Fatigue835
43Caring for patients at the end of life847
44Disorders of blood cell production in clinical oncology861
45Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer-related venous thrombosis891
46Fever in the neutropenic cancer patient925
47Infection in the severely immunocompromised patient941
48Hypercalcemia957
49Hyponatremia973
50Tumor lysis syndrome987
51Paraneoplastic neurologic syndromes993
52Establishing and maintaining vascular access1007
53Acute abdomen, bowel obstruction, and fistula1025
54Superior vena cava syndrome1047
55Spinal cord compression1063
56Brain metastases and carcinomatous meningitis1073
57Bone metastases1091
58Lung metastases1129
59Liver metastases1141
60Effusions1179
61Neurologic complications1213
62Pulmonary complications of anticancer treatment1237
63Cardiac effects of cancer therapy1251
64Reproductive complications1269
65Endocrine complications1287
66Second malignant neoplasms1297
67Cancer in the elderly : biology, prevention, and treatment1317
68Special issues in pregnancy1331
Pt. IIISpecific malignancies1345
69Cancer of the central nervous system1347
70Eye, orbit, and adnexal structures1433
71Cancer of the head and neck1497
72Melanoma1561
73Nonmelanoma skin cancers : basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas1589
74Cancer of the endocrine system1611
75Cancer of the lung : NSCLC and SCLC
76Tumors of the pleura and mediastinum1745
77Cancer of the esophagus1787
78Cancer of the stomach1819
79Cancer of the small bowel1863
80Colon cancer1877
81Cancer of the rectum1943
82Cancer of the anal canal1967
83Liver and bile duct cancer1981
84Carcinoma of the pancreas2015
85Kidney and ureter2035
86Carcinoma of the bladder2059
87Prostate cancer2085
88Cancer of the penis and urethra2149
89Testicular cancer2175
90Cancers of the cervix, vagina, and vulva2217
91Cancer of the uterus2273
92Ovarics and fallopian tubes2311
93Gestational trophoblastic disease2347
94Cancer of the breast2369
95Sarcomas of bone2471
96Sarcomas of soft tissue2573
97Unknown primary cancer2627
98HIV-associated malignancies2647
99Pediatric solid tumors2661
100The world health organization classification of hematologic malignancies2723
101Childhood leukemia2731
102Childhood lymphoma2765
103Acute lymphoid leukemia in adults2793
104Acute myeloid leukemia in adults2825
105The myelodysplastic syndromes2849
106Chronic myeoloproliferative diseases2883
107Chronic myeloid leukemia2899
108Chronic lymphoid leukemias2921
109Hairy cell leukemia2941
110Multiple myeloma and related disorders2955
111Hodgkin's lymphoma2985
112Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma3015
113Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and cutaneous B-cell lymphoma3077
114Adult T-cell leukemia-lymphoma3109

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