Prognostic Factors in Cancer / Edition 1

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Overview

This monograph is the result of an effort by the International Union Against Cancer (UICC) to study prognostic factors related to cancer. It is an extension of the long-term work on the TNM Classification, the most widely used staging classification and the strongest prognostic tool for most cancers. The purpose of the monograph is to compile information on prognostic factors for most tumor sites and selected tumor types. Each site- or tumor-specific chapter provides a general overview of the relevant literature on prognostic factors. Where possible, the authors have attempted to assess these factors in terms of their clinical relevance and of their strength and independence in influencing prognosis.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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"The efforts of the UICC, the editors and contributors are to be commended for publishing this important and progressively evolving scientific endeavour on prognostic assessment" - Cancer Forum
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Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 2 Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck.- 3 Parotid Carcinoma.- 4 Thyroid Carcinoma.- 5 Oesophageal Carcinoma.- 6 Stomach Carcinoma.- 7 Colorectal Carcinoma.- 8 Anal Canal Carcinoma.- 9 Hepaellular Carcinoma.- 10 Carcinoma of the Gallbladder.- 11 Carcinoma of the Extrahepatic Bile Ducts.- 12 Exocrine Pancreatic Carcinoma.- 13 Lung Carcinoma.- 14 Osteosarcoma.- 15 Soft Tissue Sarcomas in Adults.- 16 Skin Carcinoma.- 17 Malignant Melanoma of Skin.- 18 Breast Carcinoma.- 19 Vulvar Carcinoma.- 20 Cervix Uteri Carcinoma.- 21 Corpus Uteri Carcinoma.- 22 Fallopian Tube Carcinoma.- 23 Ovarian Cancer.- 24 Prostate Carcinoma.- 25 Testicular Germ Cell Tumors.- 26 Renal Cell Carcinoma.- 27 Urinary Bladder Carcinoma.- 28 Ophthalmic Tumours.- 29 Neuroepithelial Tumours of Brain.- 30 Hodgkin Disease.- 31 Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas.

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