Cancer Screening: A Practical Guide for Physicians by Khalid AzizCancer Screening: A Practical Guide for Physicians by Khalid Aziz

Cancer Screening: A Practical Guide for Physicians

byKhalid AzizEditorGeorge Y. Wu

Paperback | September 8, 2011

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In Cancer Screening: A Practical Guide for Physicians, a panel of highly experienced clinicians and researchers from around the world present their up-to-date screening techniques for a wide variety of cancers. The techniques range from screening for breast, gynecological, and gastrointestinal cancers, to testing for urogenital, dermatological, and respiratory cancers. In addition to providing the busy practitioner with quick access to guidelines for particular cancers, the epidemiology and biology of the various cancers, as well as the sensitivity and specificity of the methods, are discussed in detail. Authoritative and physician-friendly, Cancer Screening: A Practical Guide for Physicians offers to all internists, oncologists, various subspecialists, and primary care physicians a concise practical review of cancer screening designed specifically for daily use in the consulting room.
Title:Cancer Screening: A Practical Guide for PhysiciansFormat:PaperbackDimensions:324 pagesPublished:September 8, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617372293

ISBN - 13:9781617372292

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Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction Principles of Cancer Screening Maurie Markman Part II. Screening for Breast and Gynecological Cancers Screening for Breast Cancer Kristen Zarfos and Peter J. Deckers Screening for Cervical Cancer Amreen Husain and William J. Hoskins Screening for Ovarian Cancer Beth E. Nelson and Allan R. Mayer Screening for Endometrial Cancer Allen R. Mayer and Beth E. Nelson Part III. Screening for Gastrointestinal Cancers Screening for Colorectal Cancer Kittichai Promrat, Khalid Aziz, and George Y. Wu Screening for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Kirti Shetty, Khalid Aziz, and George Y. Wu Screening for Oropharyngeal Cancer Krishnamoorthy Srinivasan and Mohan Kameswaram Part IV. Screening for Urogenital Cancers Screening for Prostate Cancer Peter C. Albertsen Screening for Testicular Cancer Charles G. Petrunin and Craig R. Nichols Part V. Dermatological Cancers Screening for Skin Cancer Marti J. Rothe, Tracy L. Bialy, and Jane M. Grant-Kels Part VI. Screening for Respiratory Cancers Screening for Lung Cancer Michael J. McNamee Part VII. Screening for Cancers in High-Risk Groups Screening for Esophageal Cancer in Barrett's Esophagus Elizabeth I. Heath and Marcia I. F. Canto Screening for Esophageal Cancer in China You-Lin Qiao and Guoqing Wang Screening for Liver Cancer in China Boheng Zhang and Binghui Yang Screening for Gastric Cancer in Japan Masao Ichinose, Naohisa Yahagi, Masashi Oka, Hitoshi Ikeda, Kaumasa Miki, and Masao Omata Part VIII. Future Prospects in Cancer Screening Advanced Imaging Technology for Future Cancer Screening Jeff L. Fidler Molecular Genetics and Cancer Screening: Current Status and Future Prospects Zhong Ling, Khalid Aziz, and George Y. Wu Part IX. Medicolegal Aspects of Cancer Screening Medicolegal Issues in Cancer Screening Charlotte Brooks

Editorial Reviews

"Here, an international panel of experts describe screening techniques and provide concise summaries of current guidelines." - Consultant"This is a very interesting and useful book. It covers a wide variety of cancers and gives a thorough overview of them...This text would be a useful addition to an institutional library where it could be used by medical students coming to terms with cancer care and screening. This is an up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the area and, as such, I would recommend it." - Cancer Forum"This is really an easy-to-read book which can be helpful daily in the consulting room of oncologists, internists, various specialists and primary care physicians, as well as those responsible for the development of public health policies." - Neoplasma"I was impressed with the objectivity of most chapters. Prostate and colorectal screening chapters were very clearly done using evidence-based data. The skin cancer screening chapter was very well illustrated with sound recommendations." - Oncology