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Basic and Clinical Oncology #20: Integrated Cancer Management

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Publisher Comments:

This definitive, up-to-the-minute reference explores the range of metabolic, nutritional, immunologic, and psychological changes that can occur while treating local, regional, and distant cancer, and examines the influence of these factors on outcomes and recovery. Includes clearly written, concise summaries of oncological therapy emphasizing critical decision making in patient management! Written by surgeons, medical oncologists, and radiation therapists with recognized expertise in cancer therapy, Integrated Cancer Management 7compares and contrasts treatment alternatives based on tumor stage and biology 7analyzes clinical prognostic factors, treatment indications, toxicity, and tumor response 7addresses the use of endoscopy, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and computed tomography (CT) to detect and diagnose tumors 7reviews the state-of-the-art treatment of breast, gastric, thoracic, and colorectal cancer 7outlines the clinical management of pancreatic and periampullary cancers, hepatic and biliary tumors, and endocrine tumors 7summarizes the treatment of melanoma and soft-tissue sarcoma 7reviews oncologic emergencies and the role of nutrition in treating cancer 7discusses various surgical procedures and their roles in the treatment of primary, regional, and metastatic tumor sites 7assesses the benefits of pre- and postoperative external-beam radiotherapy and brachytherapy 7identifies chemotherapy for use in the adjuvant, therapeutic, and neoadjuvant setting 7presents the current concepts and potential role of molecular biologic techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer 7and more! Containing over 1,000 references to urge continued study, Integrated Cancer Management isdesigned for surgical, radiation, and medical oncologists; radiologists and radiation therapists; hematologists; immunologists; nephrologists; urologists; gastroenterologists; pathologists; internists; gerontologists; primary care physicians; and medical school students in the

Book News Annotation:

Neither a treatise on cancer research nor a compendium of published literature, but a reference for practicing clinicians emphasizing the clinical approach to cancer patients. The 24 studies are unified by the effective integration of multidisciplinary management, and most of them are co-authored by a surgeon, medical oncologist, and radiation oncologist. They highlight critical decision points in the management process, but also discuss tumor biology in terms of clinical relevance; surgical treatment options and alternatives based on tumor stage and biology; systemic treatment with chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and other agents along with related clinical prognostic factors, treatment indications, toxicity, and tumor response; and radiation therapy techniques, treatment planning, dose and duration of therapy, morbidity, and results. The types of cancers considered include breast, esophageal, gastric, small intestine, appendiceal, colorectal, and anal.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

Breast cancer — Esophagus and proximal gastric tumors — Mid and distal gastric cancers — Small bowel tumors — Appendiceal tumors — Colon cancer — Recxtal cancer — Cancer of the anal canal — Pancreatic and periampullary tumors — Liver and proximal-mid biliary cancer — Adrenal gland carcinoma — Thyroid and parathyroid cancer — Carcinoid tumors — Hodgkin's and non-hodgkin's lymphomas — Soft tissue sarcomas — Melanoma — Lung cancer — Malignant mesothelioma — Mediastinal tumors — Oncological emergencies — Cancer vaccines: medical and surgical implications — Nutritional and life-style modification to augment oncology care — Molecular biology in the management of solid tumors: breast, colon, and prostate cancer.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780824771959
Editor:
Torosian, Michael H.
Publisher:
Marcel Dekker
Editor:
Torosian, Michael H.
Author:
Torosian, Michael H.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Surgery - General
Subject:
Cancer
Subject:
Oncology
Subject:
Neoplasms
Subject:
Neoplasms -- Therapy.
Subject:
Cancer -- Treatment.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Basic and clinical oncology ;
Series Volume:
20
Publication Date:
19990831
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
654
Dimensions:
9.22x5.96x1.39 in. 2.24 lbs.

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