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

EditorKhalid Aziz, George 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.

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Title:Cancer Screening: A Practical Guide for PhysiciansFormat:PaperbackDimensions:341 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0 inPublished:September 8, 2011Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617372293

ISBN - 13:9781617372292

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Table of Contents

Part I. IntroductionPrinciples of Cancer ScreeningMaurie MarkmanPart II. Screening for Breast and Gynecological CancersScreening for Breast CancerKristen Zarfos and Peter J. DeckersScreening for Cervical CancerAmreen Husain and William J. HoskinsScreening for Ovarian CancerBeth E. Nelson and Allan R. MayerScreening for Endometrial CancerAllen R. Mayer and Beth E. NelsonPart III. Screening for Gastrointestinal CancersScreening for Colorectal CancerKittichai Promrat, Khalid Aziz, and George Y. WuScreening for Hepatocellular CarcinomaKirti Shetty, Khalid Aziz, and George Y. WuScreening for Oropharyngeal CancerKrishnamoorthy Srinivasan and Mohan KameswaramPart IV. Screening for Urogenital CancersScreening for Prostate CancerPeter C. AlbertsenScreening for Testicular CancerCharles G. Petrunin and Craig R. NicholsPart V. Dermatological CancersScreening for Skin CancerMarti J. Rothe, Tracy L. Bialy, and Jane M. Grant-KelsPart VI. Screening for Respiratory CancersScreening for Lung CancerMichael J. McNameePart VII. Screening for Cancers in High-Risk GroupsScreening for Esophageal Cancer in Barrett's EsophagusElizabeth I. Heath and Marcia I. F. CantoScreening for Esophageal Cancer in ChinaYou-Lin Qiao and Guoqing WangScreening for Liver Cancer in ChinaBoheng Zhang and Binghui YangScreening for Gastric Cancer in JapanMasao Ichinose, Naohisa Yahagi, Masashi Oka, Hitoshi Ikeda, Kaumasa Miki, and Masao OmataPart VIII. Future Prospects in Cancer ScreeningAdvanced Imaging Technology for Future Cancer ScreeningJeff L. FidlerMolecular Genetics and Cancer Screening: Current Status and Future ProspectsZhong Ling, Khalid Aziz, and George Y. WuPart IX. Medicolegal Aspects of Cancer ScreeningMedicolegal Issues in Cancer ScreeningCharlotte 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