Cancer Diagnosis: Early Detection

Cancer Diagnosis: Early Detection

by Peter Bannasch (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540545033
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 03/04/1992
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

What does “Early” Stand for in Cancer Diagnosis?.- Session 1 Clinical Aspects I.- Skin Cancer and Melanoma.- Cancer of the Oral Cavity.- Esophageal Cancer: Problems and Challenges in Early Detection.- Early Detection of Gastrointestinal Cancers: Recent Progress in Endoscopy and Surgical Results.- Detection of Minimal Disease in Hematological Malignancies.- Summary of Discussion: Session 1.- Session 2 Clinical Aspects II.- Early Detection of Carcinoma of the Prostate and Transitional Cell Carcinoma: Current Aspects.- Problems in the Early Detection of Cervical Cancer.- Breast Cancer Screening.- Summary of Discussion: Session 2.- Session 3 Tumor Markers.- Introductory Remarks.- Circulating Tumour Markers in Clinical Practice for the Early Detection of Cancer.- Summary of Discussion: Session 3.- Session 4 Imaging Procedures.- Contributions of Ultrasonography to Early Cancer Diagnosis.- Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Body and Musculoskeletal System.- Imaging Techniques: Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resource Imaging in Neuroradiology.- Positron Emission Tomography (PET) for Tumor Diagnosis and Therapy Management.- Immunoscintigraphy in the Early Diagnosis of Tumours of the Abdomen.- Summary of Discussion: Session 4.- Session 5 Histo- and Cytopathology.- Histopathological Diagnosis of Early Cancer and Antecedent Lesions.- Cytodiagnosis of Precancerous States and Early Human Cancer.- Differentiation Markers in the Early Detection of Cancer.- Molecular Genetic Approaches to Early Cancer Detection.- Preneoplastic Lesions as Early Indicators of Neoplastic Development.- Summary of Discussion: Session 5.- Session 6 Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics.- Chromosome Aberrations in Human Neoplasia.- Amplified N-myc Gene as a Genetic Marker for the Prognosis of Human Neuroblastoma.- Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome, Tumorigenesis and Imprinting.- Remarks on the Detection of Chromosomal Aberrations by Nonisotopic In Situ Hybridization.- Antibodies to the Human Papillomavirus 16 and 18 E7 Proteins: A Possible Diagnostic Marker for Cervical Cancer.- Summary of Discussion: Session 6.- Session 7 Epidemiology.- Epidemiological Aspects of Early Detection Programs.- Summary of Discussion: Session 7.- Summary of Round Table Discussion on Efficiency of Screening Programs for the Early Detection of Cancer.

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