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Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer Series: Head and Neck Cancers: Expert Consult - Online and Print

Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer Series: Head and Neck Cancers: Expert Consult - Online and Print

by Wayne Koch MD


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ISBN-13: 9781416052029
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 11/02/2009
Series: Early Diagnosis in Cancer Series
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Series Preface vii

Preface ix

Contributors xi

1 Molecular Gene Alterations as Early-Detection Markers Ian M. Smith Joseph A. Califano III Patrick K. Ha 1

2 Molecular Proteomics in Early Detection of Head and Neck Cancer J. Trad Wadsworth Richard R. Drake 19

3 Screening for Head and Neck Cancer: Health Services Perspective Britt C. Reid 31

4 Strategies for Oral Cancer Detection Joel B. Epstein James J. Sciubba 45

5 Early Radiographic Detection of Head and Neck Cancer: Positron Emission Tomography Heather A. Jacene 59

6 Chemoprevention of Head and Neck Cancer Kavita Malhotra Pattani 81

7 Early Treatment of the Larynx Edward M. Stafford Tarik Y. Farrag Ralph P. Tufano 95

8 Surgical Treatment of Early Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancers David Goldenberg Wayne M. Koch 115

9 Early Treatment with Radiation and Chemotherapy Boris Hristov Michael K. Gibson Gopal Bajaj 129

10 Head and Neck Cancer Prevention Oleg Militsakh Angela Chi Anthony Alberg Gabrielle Cannick Marvella Ford Matthew Carpenter Peter Miller Natalie Sutkowski Terry Day 167

11 Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Oral Cancer Francisco J. Civantos Robert Zitsch Anthony Bared 201

12 Solitary Thyroid Nodule Emad H. Kandil Martha A. Zeiger Ralph P. Tufano 223

13 Conclusion: Impediments to Finding and Using an Effective Tool in Early Detection Wayne M. Koch Rachel A. Koch 237

Index 245

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