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Current Therapy in Cancer / Edition 1
     

Current Therapy in Cancer / Edition 1

by John F. Foley
 

ISBN-10: 072164578X

ISBN-13: 9780721645780

Pub. Date: 02/01/1994

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Authored by a team of nationally recognized figures, the revised edition of this text provides concise, up-to-date information on the management of every type of cancer. New to this edition is coverage of mantle cell lymphoma, marginal cell lymphomas, complications and side effects of radiation therapy and bone marrow transplantation, Wilms' tumor, non-Hodgkin's

Overview

Authored by a team of nationally recognized figures, the revised edition of this text provides concise, up-to-date information on the management of every type of cancer. New to this edition is coverage of mantle cell lymphoma, marginal cell lymphomas, complications and side effects of radiation therapy and bone marrow transplantation, Wilms' tumor, non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, neurological tumors, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, peripheral stem cell transplantation and more. Contributors provide their preferred chemotherapy program as well as the currently accepted standards.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721645780
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/01/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
411
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Solid Tumors
Section ILung Carcinoma3
Chapter 1Lung Carcinoma Overview3
Chapter 2Therapy for Patients With Non-Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung9
Chapter 3Details of Therapy16
Section IIThymic Carcinoma23
Chapter 4Thymic Tumors23
Section IIIHead and Neck Carcinomas29
Chapter 5Overview: Head and Neck Carcinomas29
Chapter 6Laryngeal Cancer42
Chapter 7Paranasal Sinus Carcinoma48
Chapter 8Carcinoma of the Salivary Glands54
Section IVCarcinoma of the Digestive Organs59
Chapter 9Carcinoma of the Esophagus59
Chapter 10Carcinoma of the Stomach66
Chapter 11Carcinoma of the Pancreas74
Chapter 12Carcinoma of the Liver81
Chapter 13Carcinoma of the Bile Ducts90
Chapter 14Carcinoma of the Colon97
Chapter 15Carcinoma of the Rectum101
Chapter 16Carcinoma of the Anus104
Section VCarcinoma of the Breast109
Chapter 17Cancer of the Female Breast109
Chapter 18Systemic Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer117
Chapter 19Hormonal Therapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer121
Chapter 20Breast Cancer: Chemotherapy for Metastatic Disease127
Chapter 21Locally/Regionally Advanced Breast Cancer Therapy133
Section VIGynecologic Carcinomas139
Chapter 22Gestational Trophoblastic Disease139
Chapter 23Carcinoma of the Ovary150
Chapter 24Carcinoma of the Cervix158
Chapter 25Carcinoma of the Endometrium162
Chapter 26Vaginal Cancer167
Chapter 27Vulvar Cancer170
Section VIIUrinary Carcinomas175
Chapter 28Carcinoma of the Prostate175
Chapter 29Carcinoma of the Testis184
Chapter 30Carcinoma of the Penis193
Chapter 31Renal Cell Carcinoma199
Chapter 32Carcinoma of the Bladder205
Chapter 33Wilms' Tumor213
Section VIIIEndocrine Tumors221
Chapter 34Thyroid Carcinoma221
Chapter 35Carcinoma of the Adrenal Cortex227
Chapter 36Carcinoid Tumors230
Chapter 37Pheochromocytoma237
Chapter 38Islet Cell Tumors241
Section IXSkin Malignancies245
Chapter 39Malignant Melanoma245
Chapter 40Squamous Cell and Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin255
Section XSarcomas259
Chapter 41Soft Tissue Tumors259
Chapter 42Osteosarcoma271
Chapter 43Mesothelioma276
Chapter 44Desmoid Tumors282
Section XINeurologic Tumors287
Chapter 45Astrocytomas287
Chapter 46Meningioma291
Chapter 47Metastatic Brain Tumors294
Chapter 48Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma300
Hematologic Malignancies
Section XIIHodgkin's Disease309
Chapter 49Hodgkin's Disease309
Section XIIINon-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Low Grade317
Chapter 50Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma317
Chapter 51Follicular Lymphoma321
Section XIVNon-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Diffuse-Aggressive331
Chapter 52Diffuse-Aggressive non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma331
Section XVNon-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: High Grade337
Chapter 53Small Noncleaved Cell Lymphomas (Burkitt's and Burkitt-Like Lymphomas)337
Chapter 54Lymphoblastic Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma5058
Section XVISpecial Lymphoma Problems349
Chapter 55Aids-Associated Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma349
Chapter 56Mantle Cell Lymphoma353
Chapter 57Marginal Zone Lymphoma358
Chapter 58Childhood t Cell Leukemia/Lymphoma362
Section XVIIHematologic Malignancies369
Chapter 59Multiple Myeloma369
Chapter 60Myelodysplastic Syndromes374
Section XVIIIAcute Leukemia383
Chapter 61Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia383
Chapter 62Acute Myeloid Leukemia393
Section XIXChronic Leukemia399
Chapter 63Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia399
Chapter 64Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia405
Chapter 65Hairy Cell Leukemia413
Section XXHematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation419
Chapter 66Autologous Bone Marrow Transplantation: Research Findings and Current Issues419
Chapter 67High-Dose Chemotherapy and Stem Cell Transplantation for Indolent Lymphoma5005
Chapter 68Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Intermediate-Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma5017
Chapter 69Bone Marrow Transplantation for Lymphoblastic Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma5025
Chapter 70Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Small Noncleaved Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma447
Chapter 71Role of Intensive Therapy and Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Hodgkin's Disease5006
Chapter 72Stem Cell Transplantation for Acute Myeloid Leukemia465
Chapter 73Bone Marrow Transplantation for Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia470
Chapter 74Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Myeloma475
Section XXIComplications of Chemotherapy Agents485
Chapter 75Complications of Chemotherapy Agents485
Chapter 76Complications of Radiation Therapy492
Chapter 77Complications of Blood and Marrow Transplantation503
Section XXIINew Advances515
Chapter 78Chemotherapy: New Advances515
Chapter 79Targeted Cancer Therapy525
Index535

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