Tumors of the Chest: Biology, Diagnosis and Management

Tumors of the Chest: Biology, Diagnosis and Management

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540310396
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 06/28/2006
Pages: 685
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 10.63(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

Epidemiologie and Etiology of Lung Cancer.- Epidemiology of Lung Cancer.- Screening Programs for Lung Cancer.- Biology of Tobacco and Smoking.- Preclinical Investigation of Lung Cancer.- Laboratory Models of Lung Cancer.- Genetics of Lung Cancer: Current Thinking on Genetic Predisposition to the Disease and Response to Treatment.- Molecular Biology of Lung Cancer.- Preneoplastic Lesions of the Lung.- Pathology of Lung Cancer.- Clinical Evaluation of Lung Cancer.- Clinical Presentation of Lung Cancer.- The Role of Bronchoscopy and the Diagnosis and Staging of Lung Cancer.- Radiological Diagnosis and Staging of Lung Cancer.- Surgical Staging of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Molecular Staging of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Clinical Prognostic Factors in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Prognostic Factors for Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Management of Localized Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Surgical Management of Localized and Locally Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Radical Radiotherapy in the Management of Locally Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Palliative Radiotherapy in the Management of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Integration of Radiotherapy in the Management of Locally Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Integration of Chemotherapy in the Management of Locally Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Integration of Biological Therapies in Locally Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Management of Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Platinum-Based Chemotherapy for Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Non-Platinum-Based Chemotherapy for Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Second-Line Chemotherapy for Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Management of Patients with Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer and Performance Status 2.- Targeted Therapy of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Management of Cerebral Metastasis in Patients with Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Management of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer in the Elderly.- Management of Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Management of Limited Disease Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Management of Extensive Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Management of Relapsed Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation in Patients with Small-Cell Lung Cancer.- Late Effects of Small-Cell Lung Cancer Treatment.- Novel Therapeutic Modalities in the Management of Lung Cancer.- Novel Cytotoxic Agents in the Management of Lung Cancer.- Novel Targets for Lung Cancer Therapy.- Gene Therapy for Lung Cancer.- Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Clinical Studies in Europe.- North American Cooperative Group Research Efforts in Lung Cancer.- Clinical Trials for Lung Cancer in Progress in Japan.- Mesothelioma.- Epidemiology and Etiology of Mesothelioma.- Molecular Epidemiology and Biology of Mesothelioma.- Pathology of Malignant Mesothelioma.- Surgical Management of Mesothelioma.- The Role of Chemotherapy in the Management of Mesothelioma.- Rare Tumors of the Chest.- Palliation of Lung Cancer Patients.- Quality of Life after Lung Cancer Surgery.- Pain Management in Palliative Care.- Pathophysiology and Management of Bone Metastases in Lung Cancer.- Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions.- Palliation of Dyspnea in the Terminally III Patient with Lung Cancer.- Endobronchial Treatment of Lung Cancer.- Delivering Bad News to Patients and Their Families.- Social Issues in the Management of Lung Cancer.- Chemoprevention of Lung Cancer.- Smoking Prevention and Cessation Policies.- Cost Effectiveness of Smoking Cessation Interventions.- Financial Aspects of Lung Cancer.- Decision-Making in Lung Cancer.

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