The Washington Manual of Oncology

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Continuing in the tradition of the world-famous Washington Manual® of Medical Therapeutics, The Washington Manual® of Oncology puts authoritative patient management recommendations at your fingertips. Its handy pocket size and user-friendly outline format ensure fast access to information. The book is organized by cancer site and tumor type, and each chapter follows a consistent format: clinical presentation; workup and staging; therapy according to stage; complications of the treatment and the disease; natural history of the disease; background information; current focus of research; and suggested readings. Also included are chapters on principles of clinical trials, cancer chemotherapy agents, and smoking cessation.

The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.

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Reviewer: Mark Agulnik, MD(Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine)
Description: This is an up-to-date, comprehensive review of cancer management with the latest and most current treatment strategies.
Purpose: The purpose of the manual is to present the latest treatment guidelines and rationales for site specific oncologic diseases, while providing relevant background and information related to these diseases. The objectives are clearly met.
Audience: The audience includes any healthcare professionals treating patients with cancer.
Features: "The book is divided into three sections, the first discussing the principles of oncology, the second dealing with site-specific diseases, and the third focusing on supportive therapies. "
Assessment: This user friendly, easy to read handbook is a must for anyone treating patients with cancer.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781730303
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 6/28/2002
  • Series: Spiral Manual Series
  • Pages: 607

Table of Contents

On Being an Oncologist
Ramaswamy Govindan

Principles and Practice of Surgery in Cancer Therapy
Elbert Y. Kuo, Steven E. Finkelstein, and Rebecca L. Aft

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy
Jeffrey D. Bradley, Joseph Roti Roti, and Sasa Mutic

Principles of Systemic Cancer Therapy: Cytotoxic Therapy
Kristan M. Augustin

Principles of Systemic Cancer Therapy: Molecularly Targeted Therapy
Lindsay M. Hladnik, Angela R. Wills, and Kristan M. Augustin

Principles of Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Transplantation
John DiPersio

Biostatistics 101 as Applied to Oncology
Kathryn M. Trinkhaus, Feng Gao, and Philip Miller

Principles of Clinical Research
Feng Gao and Ramaswamy Govindan

Basics of Molecular Oncogenesis
John D. Pfeifer

Richard A. Walgren and Howard L. McLeod

Molecular Diagnostics
Barbara Zehnbauer and John D. Pfeifer

Dennis Rivet, Michael R. Chicoine, Gerald P. Linette, and Joseph R. Simpson

Head and Neck Cancer
David Kuperman, Matthew Arquette, and Douglas Adkins

Lung Cancer
Ramaswamy Govindan and Janakiraman Subramanian

Breast Cancer
Rama Suresh and Mathew J. Ellis

Thymoma and Mesothelioma
Daniel Morgensztern

Gastrointestinal Cancer: Esophageal and Stomach
David Kuperman and Maria Baggstrom

Gastrointestinal Cancer: Colorectal and Anal
Benjamin R. Tan

Gastrointestinal Cancer: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic
Steven M. Sorscher

Genitourinary Cancer: Kidney
Michael Naughton and James Mosley

Genitourinary Cancer: Bladder
Joel Picus

Genitourinary Cancer: Prostate
Ramakrishna Venkatesh

Genitourinary Cancer: Penile
Steven Brandes and Joel Picus

Germ Cell Tumors: Testicular and Non-testicular
Donald Lombardi

Gynecologic Cancer: Ovarian
Ashley S. Case and Matthew A. Powell

Gynecologic Cancer: Uterine, Cervical, Fallopian, and Vulvar
Rebecca A. Brooks, Matthew A. Powell, and David G. Mutch

Hematologic Malignancies: Lymphoma
Nancy Bartlett

Hematologic Malignancies: Acute Leukemias
Amanda Cashen

Hematologic Malignancies: Chronic Leukemias
Todd A. Fehniger, John S. Welch, and Timothy J. Pluard

Hematologic Malignancies: Plasma Cell Dyscrasias
Tanya Wildes and Ravi Vij

HIV and Cancer
Lee Ratner and Benjamin Tan

David Kuperman and Douglas Adkins

Malignant Melanoma and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Paul A. Klekotka, Lynn A. Cornelius and Gerald P. Linette

Cancer of Unknown Primary Site
Daniel Morgensztern

Cancer and Thrombosis
Charles Eby

Oncologic Emergencies
Vamsidhar Velcheti and Ramaswamy Govindan

Management of Complications of Chemotherapy
Eve Gilstrap and Beth Zubal

Growth Factor Support in Oncology
Rama Suresh

Transfusion Medicine
Joshua Field, Douglas Lublin, and George Despostis

Nutritional Support
Carolina Javier

Smoking Cessation and Counselng
Megan E. Wren

Pain Management
Robert A. Swarm, Rahul Rastogi, and Daniel G. Morris

Hospice and Palliative Care
Colleen R. Gilmore

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