Cancer: Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment

Cancer: Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment

by Walter J. Burdette

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Overview

Ideal for use in the primary care setting,this text sorts through the complexities of cancer causation and management and presents treatment strategies in a highly lucid format. Plus,you'll find a TNM classification of each type of cancer,advice on the best combinations of treatments,and a current bibliography including web sites that you can use to obtain current information through the Internet. The focus of the book gives the primary care practitioner the necessary skills to detect,diagnose,and provide the essential aftercare of the cancer patient. Important information on staging cancer is also provided.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070089921
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/1997
Pages: 287
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix(2)
Introduction xi
Chapter 1 Cancer of the Skin
1(4)
Basal Cell Carcinomas
2(2)
Keratoses and Squamous Cell Carcinomas
4(1)
Metastatic Cancer of the Skin
4(1)
Chapter 2 Melanoma
5(8)
Chapter 3 Carcinoma of the Breast
13(10)
Chapter 4 Cancer of the Head and Neck
23(26)
Salivary Glands
27(2)
Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses
29(2)
Oral Lip Cavity
31(1)
Buccal Mucosa
32(1)
Alveolar Ridge and Floor of the Mouth
33(2)
Tongue
35(1)
Base of Tongue
36(1)
Oropharynx
36(1)
Hard Palate
37(1)
Tonsils, Tonsillar Pillars, and Soft Palate
37(1)
Pharyngeal Wall
38(1)
Nasopharynx
38(2)
Hypopharynx
40(3)
Larynx
43(6)
Chapter 5 Neoplasms of the Endocrine Glands
49(16)
Thyroid
49(4)
Parathyroid
53(2)
Adrenal
55(4)
Carcinoid
59(1)
Pheochromocytoma
60(2)
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasms
62(1)
Paraganglioma
63(2)
Chapter 6 Cancer within the Thoracic Cavity
65(26)
Carcinoma of the Lung (Bronchogenic Carcinoma)
65(11)
Malignant Mesothelioma
76(3)
Tumors of the Mediastinum
79(7)
Carcinoma of the Esophagus
86(5)
Chapter 7 Cancer within the Abdominal Cavity
91(86)
Stomach
91(7)
Pancreas
98(9)
Liver
107(7)
Gallbladder and Bile Ducts
114(4)
Small Intestine
118(5)
Appendix
123(2)
Large Intestine
125(8)
Anus
133(2)
Urinary and Male Genital Tracts
135(24)
Female Genital Tract
159(18)
Chapter 8 Leukemias and Lymphomas
177(24)
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
177(4)
Acute Nonlymphocytic Leukemia
181(1)
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
182(1)
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
183(1)
Malignant (Non-Hodgkin's) Lymphoma
184(6)
Hodgkin's Disease
190(4)
Malignancies of Plasma Cells
194(7)
Chapter 9 Malignancies of Bone
201(4)
Chapter 10 Sarcomas
205(6)
Chapter 11 Solid Tumors of Childhood
211(12)
Wilms' Tumor
211(2)
Neuroblastoma
213(1)
Retinoblastoma
214(2)
Rhabdomyosarcoma
216(2)
Ewing's Sarcoma
218(1)
Germ Cell Tumors
219(1)
Primary Malignant Hepatic Tumors
219(1)
Lymphomas and Histiocytoses
220(1)
Other Neoplasms
220(3)
Chapter 12 Tumors of the Nervous System
223(16)
Gliomas
226(3)
Medulloblastomas
229(1)
Pituitary Tumors
230(1)
Neurofibromatosis
231(1)
Acoustic Neuromas
231(1)
Glomus Jugulare Tumors
232(1)
Craniopharyngiomas
232(1)
Pineal Tumors
233(1)
Meningiomas
233(1)
Chordomas
234(1)
Choroid Plexus Tumors
234(1)
Hemangioblastomas
235(1)
Dermoid and Epidermoid Tumors
236(1)
Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
236(1)
Tumors of the Spinal Cord
237(1)
Primary Lymphoma
237(2)
Chapter 13 Secondary Neoplasms and AIDS, Grafting, Radiation, and Chemotherapy
239(4)
References 243(28)
Index 271

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