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The Washington Manual of Oncology (Spiral Manual Series)

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Book News Annotation:

Directed towards practitioners of clinical oncology, the chapters of this manual proceed in order from evaluation of symptoms, through the work-up, staging, and stage-directed therapy, to an examination of epidemiology. Thirty-five chapters cover the cancers by body site and tumor type. Also covered are principles of pharmacology, radiation oncology, and surgical oncology; the uses of high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation; nursing issues; oncologic imaging; and issues related to nutrition and psychosocial factors.
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Synopsis:

Continuing in the tradition of the world-famous Washington Manual® of Medical Therapeutics, The Washington Manual® of Oncology puts authoritative patient management recommendations at your fingertips. Its handy pocket size and user-friendly outline format ensure fast access to information. The book is organized by cancer site and tumor type, and each chapter follows a consistent format: clinical presentation; workup and staging; therapy according to stage; complications of the treatment and the disease; natural history of the disease; background information; current focus of research; and suggested readings. Also included are chapters on principles of clinical trials, cancer chemotherapy agents, and smoking cessation.

The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.

Synopsis:

Continuing in the tradition of the world-famous Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, The Washington Manual of Oncology puts authoritative patient management recommendations at your fingertips. Its handy pocket size and user-friendly outline format ensure fast access to information. The book is organized by cancer site and tumor type, and each chapter follows a consistent format: clinical presentation; workup and staging; therapy according to stage; complications of the treatment and the disease; natural history of the disease; background information; current focus of research; and suggested readings. Also included are chapters on principles of clinical trials, cancer chemotherapy agents, and smoking cessation.

Synopsis:

The Washington Manual® of Oncology, Second Edition presents the latest, most authoritative cancer management recommendations in the famous fast-access Washington Manual® outline format. This edition has been reorganized into three major sections: principles of oncology, site-specific diseases, and supportive therapy. New chapters cover being an oncologist; principles of cytotoxic therapy; principles of molecularly targeted therapy; principles of clinical research; basics of molecular oncogenesis; pharmacogenomics; molecular diagnostics; cancer and thrombosis; management of complications of chemotherapy; and transfusion medicine. New appendices cover body surface area, dose adjustments of chemotherapy agents in renal and hepatic failure, and online resources for oncologists.

The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.

Table of Contents

On Being an Oncologist

Ramaswamy Govindan

Principles and Practice of Surgery in Cancer Therapy

Elbert Y. Kuo, Steven E. Finkelstein, and Rebecca L. Aft

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy

Jeffrey D. Bradley, Joseph Roti Roti, and Sasa Mutic

Principles of Systemic Cancer Therapy: Cytotoxic Therapy

Kristan M. Augustin

Principles of Systemic Cancer Therapy: Molecularly Targeted Therapy

Lindsay M. Hladnik, Angela R. Wills, and Kristan M. Augustin

Principles of Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Transplantation

John DiPersio

Biostatistics 101 as Applied to Oncology

Kathryn M. Trinkhaus, Feng Gao, and Philip Miller

Principles of Clinical Research

Feng Gao and Ramaswamy Govindan

Basics of Molecular Oncogenesis

John D. Pfeifer

Pharmacogenomics

Richard A. Walgren and Howard L. McLeod

Molecular Diagnostics

Barbara Zehnbauer and John D. Pfeifer

Neuro-oncology

Dennis Rivet, Michael R. Chicoine, Gerald P. Linette, and Joseph R. Simpson

Head and Neck Cancer

David Kuperman, Matthew Arquette, and Douglas Adkins

Lung Cancer

Ramaswamy Govindan and Janakiraman Subramanian

Breast Cancer

Rama Suresh and Mathew J. Ellis

Thymoma and Mesothelioma

Daniel Morgensztern

Gastrointestinal Cancer: Esophageal and Stomach

David Kuperman and Maria Baggstrom

Gastrointestinal Cancer: Colorectal and Anal

Benjamin R. Tan

Gastrointestinal Cancer: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic

Steven M. Sorscher

Genitourinary Cancer: Kidney

Michael Naughton and James Mosley

Genitourinary Cancer: Bladder

Joel Picus

Genitourinary Cancer: Prostate

Ramakrishna Venkatesh

Genitourinary Cancer: Penile

Steven Brandes and Joel Picus

Germ Cell Tumors: Testicular and Non-testicular

Donald Lombardi

Gynecologic Cancer: Ovarian

Ashley S. Case and Matthew A. Powell

Gynecologic Cancer: Uterine, Cervical, Fallopian, and Vulvar

Rebecca A. Brooks, Matthew A. Powell, and David G. Mutch

Hematologic Malignancies: Lymphoma

Nancy Bartlett

Hematologic Malignancies: Acute Leukemias

Amanda Cashen

Hematologic Malignancies: Chronic Leukemias

Todd A. Fehniger, John S. Welch, and Timothy J. Pluard

Hematologic Malignancies: Plasma Cell Dyscrasias

Tanya Wildes and Ravi Vij

HIV and Cancer

Lee Ratner and Benjamin Tan

Sarcoma

David Kuperman and Douglas Adkins

Malignant Melanoma and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

Paul A. Klekotka, Lynn A. Cornelius and Gerald P. Linette

Cancer of Unknown Primary Site

Daniel Morgensztern

Cancer and Thrombosis

Charles Eby

Oncologic Emergencies

Vamsidhar Velcheti and Ramaswamy Govindan

Management of Complications of Chemotherapy

Eve Gilstrap and Beth Zubal

Growth Factor Support in Oncology

Rama Suresh

Transfusion Medicine

Joshua Field, Douglas Lublin, and George Despostis

Nutritional Support

Carolina Javier

Smoking Cessation and Counselng

Megan E. Wren

Pain Management

Robert A. Swarm, Rahul Rastogi, and Daniel G. Morris

Hospice and Palliative Care

Colleen R. Gilmore

Product Details

ISBN:
9780781730303
Subtitle:
Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Editor:
Govindan, Ramaswamy
Editor:
Govindan, Ramaswamy
Author:
Lieber, Richard L.
Author:
Arquette, Matthew A.
Author:
Govindan, Ramaswamy
Publisher:
LWW
Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Subject:
Surgery - General
Subject:
Cancer
Subject:
Radiology
Subject:
Oncology
Subject:
Neoplasms
Subject:
Cancâerologie
Subject:
Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
Subject:
General Medical
Subject:
Education & Training
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Lippincott Manual Series (Formerly known as the Spiral Manual Series)
Series Volume:
7
Publication Date:
20071012
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.25 in 1.05 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
Continuing in the tradition of the world-famous Washington Manual® of Medical Therapeutics, The Washington Manual® of Oncology puts authoritative patient management recommendations at your fingertips. Its handy pocket size and user-friendly outline format ensure fast access to information. The book is organized by cancer site and tumor type, and each chapter follows a consistent format: clinical presentation; workup and staging; therapy according to stage; complications of the treatment and the disease; natural history of the disease; background information; current focus of research; and suggested readings. Also included are chapters on principles of clinical trials, cancer chemotherapy agents, and smoking cessation.

The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.

"Synopsis" by , Continuing in the tradition of the world-famous Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, The Washington Manual of Oncology puts authoritative patient management recommendations at your fingertips. Its handy pocket size and user-friendly outline format ensure fast access to information. The book is organized by cancer site and tumor type, and each chapter follows a consistent format: clinical presentation; workup and staging; therapy according to stage; complications of the treatment and the disease; natural history of the disease; background information; current focus of research; and suggested readings. Also included are chapters on principles of clinical trials, cancer chemotherapy agents, and smoking cessation.
"Synopsis" by ,

The Washington Manual® of Oncology, Second Edition presents the latest, most authoritative cancer management recommendations in the famous fast-access Washington Manual® outline format. This edition has been reorganized into three major sections: principles of oncology, site-specific diseases, and supportive therapy. New chapters cover being an oncologist; principles of cytotoxic therapy; principles of molecularly targeted therapy; principles of clinical research; basics of molecular oncogenesis; pharmacogenomics; molecular diagnostics; cancer and thrombosis; management of complications of chemotherapy; and transfusion medicine. New appendices cover body surface area, dose adjustments of chemotherapy agents in renal and hepatic failure, and online resources for oncologists.

The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.

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