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Handbook of Advanced Cancer Care
     

Handbook of Advanced Cancer Care

by Michael J. Fisch, Eduardo Bruera
 

ISBN-10: 0521010438

ISBN-13: 9780521010436

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Currently, there is no comprehensive source of information available to non-specialist physicians and nurses providing end-of-life care for advanced cancer patients at a level between specialist oncology texts and nursing texts. Two eminent physicians from one of the world's foremost cancer centers have drawn together a remarkable team to provide a handbook which

Overview

Currently, there is no comprehensive source of information available to non-specialist physicians and nurses providing end-of-life care for advanced cancer patients at a level between specialist oncology texts and nursing texts. Two eminent physicians from one of the world's foremost cancer centers have drawn together a remarkable team to provide a handbook which covers the full range of problems non-specialists will encounter. This highly accessible text covers general principles in oncology, each of the primary tumors, and management of specific symptoms and syndromes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521010436
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Pages:
532
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.02(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I. General Concepts in Oncology: 1. Principles of diagnosis and staging John Kavanagh; 2. Principles of palliative chemotherapy Michael Fisch; 3. Principles of palliative surgery Barry Feig; 4. Principles of palliative radiotherapy Carlos Centano and Carmen González; 5. ABCs of clinical trials Lynn J. Palmer; 6. Principles of cancer rehabilitation Ki Y. Shin; 7. Principles of palliative nursing Nessa Coyle; 8. Ethics of decision-making towards the end of life Christopher Daugherty; 9. Breaking bad news Walter F. Baile and Robert Buckman; 10. The use of complementary/alternative medicine Mary Ann Richardson; 11. Understanding 'hospice' Jane Ingham; 12. Practical aspects of home care Anna Taube; 13. Cultural differences in cancer care Juan Nuñez-Olarte; 14. Implementing family and social services Marlene Lockey; 15. Pastoral care Derek B. Murray; 16. Bereavement Stephen King; Part II. Primary Tumors: 17. Lung cancer Suzzy Whelan and Thomas J. Smith; 18. Breast cancer Kathy Miller; 19. Colorectal cancer Charles Blanke; 20. Prostate cancer Christopher Sweeney; 21. Pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancer Edward H. Lin and James L. Abbruzzese; 22. Anal cancer Rob Glynne-Jones; 23. Esophageal and gastric cancer Stephen A. Bernard; 24. Head and neck cancer Merrill S. Kies and Roy S. Herbst; 25. Kidney cancer Lori Wood; 26. Bladder cancer Heather-Jane Au; 27. Ovarian cancer Diane Bodurka-Bevers; 28. Gynecologic malignacies: endometrial and cervical carcinoma William Irvin, Jr.; 29. Testicular cancer David B. Solit and Pamela N. Munster; 30. Unknown primary site cancer Renato Lenzi; 31. Mesothelioma Ralph Zinner; 32. Soft tissue sarcoma Alan Sandler and Laura McClure-Barnes; 33. Osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma David Seitz; 34. Melanoma Mark Harries and Tim Eisen; 35. Primary brain tumors Paul M. DesRosiers and Robert D. Timmerman; 36. Thyroid and adrenal cancer RaeZyn H. Braña and Douglas Evans; 37. HIV-related cancers Julia Ladd Smith; 38. Lymphoma Craig R. Nichols; 39. Leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome and myeloproliferative disorder Larry D. Cripe and Cheryl Rutledge; 40. Multiple myeloma Letha E. Mills; Part III. Management of Specific Symptoms and Syndromes: 41. Assessment of pain Larry Driver; 42. Drug therapy for pain Barry Eagel; 43. Difficult pain management problems Robin L. Fainsinger; 44. Dyspnea Sam Ahmedzai and Silvia Paz; 45. Loss of appetite and weight Aminah Jatoi and Charles Loprinzi; 46. Fatigue Hans Neuenschwander; 47. Depression and anxiety Michael Fisch; 48. Delirium Peter Lawlor; 49. Constipation Florian Strasser; 50. Fever and sweats Donna Zhukovsky; 51. Bleeding Isabelle Mancini and J. J. Body; 52. Thrombosis Lukas Radbruch; 53. Hypercalcemia Paul W. Walker; 54. Lymphedema Mabel Caban; 55. Skin breakdown and management Kathryn G. Froiland; 56. Infections Rudolph M. Navari; 57. Urogenital complications Romano De Marco and Richard S. Foster; 58. Brain metastases Doreen Oneschuk; 59. Bowel obstruction Carla Ripamonti; 60. Bone metastases Carlos Centeno; 61. Meningeal cancer Neil A. Hagen; 62. Pleural and pericardial effusions Michael J. Boyer; 63. Superior vena cava syndrome Maria Kelly; 64. Chronic nausea Ahmed Elsayem and Michael Fisch; Index.

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