Clinical Oncology

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  • Copyright: 1999-11-01
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div
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A must-have reference, this new edition provides practical information on treatment guidelines, details of diagnosis and therapy, and personal recommendations on patient management from experts in the field. Consistently formatted chapters allow for a user-friendly presentation for quick access of key information by the practicing clinician. Completely updated, this new edition includes all of the latest developments in treatment strategies of medical, surgical and radiation oncologists.

Table of Contents

Science of Clinical Oncology
Genetic Basis of Cancer
Structure and Function of the Genep. 3
Regulation of the Cell Cyclep. 10
Cancer Biology: Invasion and Metastasisp. 29
Genes and Cancer: Risk Determinants and Agents of Changep. 54
Oncogenes and Tumor Suppressor Genesp. 77
Molecular Diagnostic Methods in Cancer Geneticsp. 119
Genetics in Clinical Oncologyp. 138
Immunologic Basis of Cancer
T-Lymphocyte Responsesp. 158
B-Lymphocyte Responsesp. 174
Immunodeficiency and Cancerp. 200
Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapyp. 214
New Developmental Therapiesp. 242
Environmental Basis of Cancer
Chemical and Physical Agents in Our Environmentp. 279
Tumor Virusesp. 298
Principles of Prevention, Diagnosis, and Therapy
Cancer Preventionp. 318
Economic Analysis of Cancer Treatmentp. 366
Chemotherapyp. 378
Radiation Therapyp. 423
Surgical Therapyp. 471
Bone Marrow Transplantationp. 482
Understanding Risk
Epidemiologyp. 494
Biostatistics for Clinical Trialsp. 519
Problems Common to Cancer and Its Therapy
General Problems
Cancer Painp. 539
Psychological Distress and Depressionp. 556
Weight Loss and Cachexiap. 579
The Terminally Ill Patientp. 597
Hematologic Problems
Disorders of Blood Cell Production in Clinical Oncologyp. 628
Thrombotic Complicationsp. 657
Fever in the Neutropenic Patientp. 690
Fever in the Patient Without Neutropeniap. 707
Metabolic Problems
Hypercalcemiap. 719
Hyponatremiap. 736
Tumor Lysis Syndromep. 750
Surgical Problems
Establishing and Maintaining Vascular Accessp. 755
Acute Abdomen, Bowel Obstruction, and Fistulap. 776
Local Effects of Cancer and its Metastasis
Superior Vena Cava Syndromep. 797
Spinal Cord Compressionp. 811
Brain Metastases and Carcinomatous Meningitisp. 820
Bone Metastasesp. 836
Lung Metastasesp. 872
Liver Metastasesp. 886
Effusionsp. 922
Nausea and Vomitingp. 950
Oral Complicationsp. 965
Alopecia and Cutaneous Complicationsp. 980
Neurologic Complicationsp. 1000
Pulmonary Complicationsp. 1023
Cardiac Complicationsp. 1047
Reproductive Complicationsp. 1061
Endocrine Complicationsp. 1074
Second Malignant Neoplasmsp. 1082
Specific Malignancies
Central Nervous Systemp. 1103
Eye, Orbit, and Adnexal Structuresp. 1193
Head and Neckp. 1248
Skin: Malignant Melanomap. 1317
Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers: Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinomap. 1351
Endocrine Systemp. 1360
Lungp. 1398
Pleura and Mediastinump. 1478
Esophagusp. 1517
Stomachp. 1545
Small Bowelp. 1586
Colon and Rectump. 1611
Anal Canalp. 1661
Liver and Bile Ductsp. 1681
Pancreasp. 1749
Kidney and Ureterp. 1784
Carcinoma of the Bladderp. 1800
Prostate Cancerp. 1823
Penis and Urethrap. 1885
Testesp. 1906
Cervix, Vulva, and Vaginap. 1946
Uterusp. 1987
Ovaries and Fallopian Tubesp. 2016
Gestational Trophoblastic Diseasep. 2041
Breastp. 2051
Sarcomas of Bonep. 2160
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