Practical Management of Thyroid Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach / Edition 1by Ernest L. Mazzaferri
Pub. Date: 12/15/2005
Publisher: Springer London
Written by a multidisciplinary team of experts involved in the development of standards and guidelines for its management in the USA, UK, Europe and Asia, the book contains succinct and knowledgeable summaries of the management of thyroid cancer. Every chapter describes a different aspect of care, and provides clear and detailed information about caring for… See more details below
Written by a multidisciplinary team of experts involved in the development of standards and guidelines for its management in the USA, UK, Europe and Asia, the book contains succinct and knowledgeable summaries of the management of thyroid cancer. Every chapter describes a different aspect of care, and provides clear and detailed information about caring for patients with this group of tumors.
This is an invaluable reference to health care professionals, from primary to tertiary care, involved in the management of thyroid cancer such as clinical nurse specialists, clinical psychologists, family medicine practitioners, specialists in palliative care (especially for anaplastic thyroid cancers), geneticists and surgeons, endocrinologists, oncologists, pathologists, and radiologists.
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Table of ContentsForeword by Sir Richard Bayliss Preface An overview of the management of thyroid cancer.- SECTION I The UK multidisciplinary approach to management of thyroid cancer: The UK evidence-based guidelines for the management of thyroid cancer: Key recommendations.- Thyroid cancer multidisciplinary team and the organisational paradigm.- Thyroid cancer from the perspective of a patient.- The role of the specialist nurse.- The role of the clinical psychologist.- SECTION II The diagnosis of thyroid cancer: Thyroid nodules.- Thyroid cancer and the general practitioner.- The role of the pathologist.- Thyroid cancer and the endocrinologist.- SECTION III Initial thyroid surgery: The specialist endocrine surgeon.- Initial Thyroid surgery for patient with differentiated thyroid carcinoma.- Management of cervical lymph nodes in differentiated thyroid cancer.- Complications of thyroid surgery.- SECTION IV Non-surgical management of differentiated thyroid cancer: Non-surgical management of thyroid cancer.- Fertility following treatment with iodine-131 for thyroid cancer.- SECTION V Follow-up management of differentiated thyroid cancer: Recombinant human TSH (rhtsh): use in papillary and follicular thyroid cancer.- Thyroglobulin.- Follow-up of patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma.- Management of differentiated thyroid carcinoma patients with negative whole body radioiodine scans and elevated serum thyroglobulin levels.- SECTION VI Medullary thyroid carcinoma: medullary thyroid cancer - diagnosis and management.- Nonmedullary thyroid cancer and the role of the geneticist.- SECTION VII Thyroid cancer in children: Thyroid cancer in childhood.- Radiation induced thyroid cancer - lessons from chernobyl.- The use of stable potassium iodide (KI) in the event of a nuclear emergency.- SECTION VIII Diagnostic imaging studiesfor thyroid cancer: Ultrasound of the thyroid.- diagnostic nuclear medicine investigations in the management of thyroid cancer.- CT and MRI in thyroid cancer.- SECTION IX Papillary microcarcinoma: Papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid.- SECTION X Aggressive thyroid cancers: Rare thyroid cancers.- Management of anaplastic thyroid cancer.- Specialist palliative care for anaplastic thyroid carcinoma.- SECTION XI Future developments and directions for research in thyroid cancer: Emerging therapies for thyroid cancer.- Clinical trials for thyroid carcinoma - past, present, and future
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