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

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

Why worry about cancer in pets?
The pathology of neoplasia
Tumor biology and metastasis
Paraneoplastic syndromes
Diagnostic cytology in clinical oncology
Biopsy principles
Surgical oncology
Alternative treatments for solid tumors
Chemotherapy
Radiation therapy
Immunology and biologic therapy of cancer
Metabolic alterations and nutritional therapy
Alternative and complementary medicine and cancer
Complications of cancer and its treatment
Tumors of the skin and subcutaneous tissues
Mast cell tumors
Soft tissue sarcomas
Tumors of the gastrointestinal system
Tumors of the respiratory system
Tumors of the skeletal system
Tumors of the endocrine system
Tumors of the female reproductive system
Tumors of the mammary gland
Tumors of the male reproductive system
Tumors of the urinary system
Tumors of the nervous system
Ocular tumors
Hematopoietic tumors
Miscellaneous tumors
Companion animal death and pet owner grief

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