Small Animal Clinical Oncology / Edition 2

Small Animal Clinical Oncology / Edition 2

by Stephen J. Withrow, E. Gregory MacEwen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721655920

ISBN-13: 9780721655925

Pub. Date: 10/28/1996

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Focusing on cancer in small animals, this updated 3rd Edition comprehensively covers the latest material in clinical oncology, including chemotherapy, surgical oncology, and cytologic techniques in cancer. Its user-friendly style makes it an excellent reference for both veterinary practitioners and those involved in academic research. Timely new information that is…  See more details below

Overview

Focusing on cancer in small animals, this updated 3rd Edition comprehensively covers the latest material in clinical oncology, including chemotherapy, surgical oncology, and cytologic techniques in cancer. Its user-friendly style makes it an excellent reference for both veterinary practitioners and those involved in academic research. Timely new information that is relevant in day-to-day practice is emphasized. Numerous new contributing authors ensure the text is up to date and that it contains today's most important information on cancer in the small animal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721655925
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
589
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Why Worry About Cancer in Pet Animals?1
2The Pathology of Neoplasia4
3Tumor Biology16
4Paraneoplastic Syndromes32
5Diagnostic Cytology in Clinical Oncology43
6Biopsy Principles52
7Surgical Oncology58
8Cryosurgery64
9Chemotherapy70
10Radiation Therapy87
11Immunology and Biologic Therapy of Cancer99
12Metabolic Alterations and Nutritional Therapy for the Veterinary Cancer Patient117
13Complications of Cancer and Its Treatment129
14New Developments in Cancer Therapy147
15Tumors of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues167
16Mast Cell Tumors192
17Soft Tissue Sarcomas211
18Tumors of the Gastrointestinal System
ACancer of the Oral Cavity227
BCancer of the Salivary Glands240
CEsophageal Cancer241
DExocrine Pancreas243
EGastric Cancer244
FHepatic Tumors248
GTumors of the Intestinal Tract252
HPerianal Tumors261
19Tumors of the Respiratory System268
20Tumors of the Skeletal System287
21Tumors of the Endocrine System316
22Tumors of the Female Reproductive System347
23Tumors of the Mammary Gland356
24Tumors of the Male Reproductive Tract373
25Tumors of the Urinary System[S.N.]
26Tumors of the Nervous System393
27Ocular Tumors420
28Hematopoietic Tumors
AFeline Retroviruses432
BCanine Lymphoma and Lymphoid Leukemias451
CFeline Lymphoma and Leukemias479
DCanine Myeloproliferative Disorders and Malignant Histiocytosis495
EPlasma Cell Neoplasms509
29Miscellaneous Tumors
AHemangiosarcoma521
BThymoma530
CTransmissible Venereal Tumor533
DMesothelioma538
ENeoplasia of the Heart542
30Companion Animal Death and Pet Owner Grief547
Index561

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