ISBN-10:
1416057412
ISBN-13:
9781416057413
Pub. Date:
11/16/2009
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Year Book of Oncology

Year Book of Oncology

by Patrick J. Loehrer Sr. MD

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Year Book of Oncology

The Year Book of Oncology brings you abstracts of the articles that reported the year's breakthrough developments in oncology, carefully selected from more than 500 journals worldwide. Expert commentaries evaluate the clinical importance of each article and discuss its application to your practice. There's no faster or easier way to stay informed! New chapters in the 2004 edition include thoracic malignancies, neurologic, and late effects of treatment. The Year Book of Oncology is available annually in May.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416057413
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 11/16/2009
Series: Year Books Series , #2009
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Journals Represented     xiii
Introduction     xiv
Epidemiology     1
Cancer Prevention     9
Supportive Care     17
Imaging     27
Chemotherapy: Mechanisms and Side Effects     31
Breast Cancer     35
Prevention     35
Intraductal Cancer     37
Breast-Conserving Therapy     39
Axillary Management     46
Predictive Factors     47
Follow-up Care     48
Miscellaneous     50
Gynecology     59
Ovarian     59
Screening, Prevention, and Risk     59
Tumor Markers     64
Surgery     65
Adding a Third Cytotoxic Agent     69
Intraperitoneal Therapy     72
Age     76
Adjuvant Therapy     78
Platinum-Resistant Disease     81
Cervix     83
Tobacco     83
Human Papillomavirus     84
Chemotherapy for Advanced Disease     88
Endometrial     91
Atypical Endometrial Hyperplasia     91
Serous Carcinoma     93
UterineSarcoma     96
Miscellaneous     99
Genitourinary     107
Kidney     107
Prostate     121
Testis     130
Hematologic Malignancies     135
Lymphoproliferative and Lymphoma     153
Thoracic Cancer     161
Introduction     161
Smoking and Prevention     161
PET Evaluation of Lung Cancer     173
Non-Small Cell: Early Stage and Adjuvant Therapy     178
First Line Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer     195
Second Line Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer     205
Small Cell Lung Cancer     211
Miscellaneous     216
Head and Neck     221
Central Nervous System     239
Gastrointestinal     249
Hepatocellular Carcinoma     249
Pancreas     250
Colorectal Cancer     253
Miscellaneous     261
Pediatric Cancer     265
Introduction     265
Leukemia/Lymphoma-Clinical and Translational Studies     265
Leukemia/Lymphoma-Biological Studies     282
Solid Tumors-Clinical Studies     285
Solid Tumors-Biological Studies     294
Neuro-oncology-Clinical Studies     302
Neuro-oncology-Biological Studies     304
Clinical Trials     309
Clinical/Medical Errors     310
Cancer in the Elderly     313
Sarcoma     321
Endocrine     335
Melanoma     339
Novel Targets     345
Introduction     345
Subject Index     357
Author Index     371

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