Head and Neck Cancer: Multimodality Management by Jacques BernierHead and Neck Cancer: Multimodality Management by Jacques Bernier

Head and Neck Cancer: Multimodality Management

EditorJacques Bernier

Hardcover | June 7, 2011

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In recent years, great advances in translational research have led to new paradigms in the treatment of cancers of the head and neck.  Written by leading international physicians and investigators, this innovative multi-disciplinary book presents the most up-to-date research and clinical approaches.  Coverage is given to progress in a variety of clinical settings, including programs of organ and function preservation, curative treatments, unresectable disease, adjuvant treatments in high-risk patients, and recurrent/metastatic disease.  Complementary to the techniques of surgery, radiotherapy, and systemic treatments, the authors present data on epidemiology, molecular pathology, normal tissue complications, rehabilitation, palliative care, and treatment in the elderly.  State-of-the-art functional imaging is elucidated; and the latest developments in high precision techniques in irradiation, sequencing of chemo- and radiotherapy, as well as the integration of biomolecular therapies into cytotoxic treatments are explored.
Title:Head and Neck Cancer: Multimodality ManagementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:730 pagesPublished:June 7, 2011Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1441994637

ISBN - 13:9781441994639

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Table of Contents

PrefaceChapter 1 Epidemiology and Aetiology of Head and Neck Cancers Newell W. Johnson and Hemantha K. Amarasinghe Chapter 2 Head and Neck Cancer Prevention Fausto Chiesa, Angelo Ostuni, Roberto Grigolato, Luca CalabreseChapter 3 Cellular and Molecular Pathology of Head and Neck Tumors Adel K. El-NaggarChapter 4 Oncogenomics/Proteomics of Head and Neck Cancers Howard S. Moskowitz and Jennifer R. GrandisChapter 5 Genetics and Epigenetics of Head and Neck Cancer Richard J. Shaw and Jagtar DhandaChapter 6 Immunology of Head and Neck Cancer Steve C. Lee and Robert L. Ferris Chapter 7 HPV and EBV in Head and Neck Cancer Jeffery Brumbaugh, Robert L. Ferris, Shen HuChapter 8 Head and Neck Cancer Staging and Prognosis: Perspectives of the UICC and the AJCC Brian O'Sullivan and Jatin P. Shah Chapter 9 Biomarkers in Head and Neck Cancer John Wrangle, Shanthi Marur, Arlene A. ForastiereChapter 10 Hypoxia in Head and Neck cancers: Clinical Relevance and Treatment Yungan Tao and Jean Bourhis Chapter 11 Translational Research in Head and Neck Oncology David Sung-Hyun Yoo and David M. BrizelChapter 12 Preclinical Models of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Michiel W.M. van den Brekel, Ms CL Zuur, Stephen P. Malkoski, and Xiao Jing Wang Chapter 13 Morphologic Investigations in Head and Neck Cancer Suyash Mohan and Gaurang V. Shah Chapter 14 Ultrasound Investigations in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Yolanda Y.P. Lee, K.T. Wong, Ann D. King, Anil T. AhujaChapter 15 Functional Imaging Ludwig G. Strauss and Antonia Dimitrakopoulou-StraussChapter 16 Sentinel Node Biopsy for Head and Neck Cancer Lee Alkureishi and Gary L. Ross Chapter 17 Approaches to Supportive Care Barbara A. MurphyChapter 18 Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer Nancy Lee, Daniel Gomez, Edward J. Shin, K.S. Clifford ChaoChapter 19 Principles of Systemic Chemotherapy for Squamous Cell Head and Neck Cancer Cristina P. Rodriguez and David J. AdelsteinChapter 20 Molecular Targeted Therapies in Head and Neck Cancer Vinai Gondi, Anne M. Traynor, Paul M. HarariChapter 21 Phase I Study Methodology in Head and Neck Oncology Christophe Le Tourneau and Lillian L. SiuChapter 22 Evidence-Based Head and Neck Oncology: Principles and Pitfalls Søren M. BentzenChapter 23 Programs of Organ and Function Preservation Jean-Louis LefebvreChapter 24 Multidisciplinary Approach of Unresectable Disease Ricardo Hitt, Blanca Homet, Robert I. Haddad Chapter 25 Laser Endoscopic Treatment Pierre R. Moreau and Pierre H. DemezChapter 26 Multidisciplinary Management of Skull Base and Superstructure Tumors Giulio Cantù, Carlo L. Solero, Stefano Riccio, Sarah Colombo, Madia Pompilio Chapter 27 Multidisciplinary Management of Oral Cavity and Maxillary Sinus Cancers Alexander D. RapidisChapter 28 Management of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Anne W.M. Lee, Wai Tong Ng, Tsz Kok Yau, Stephen C.K. Law, William I. Wei Chapter 29 Multidisciplinary Management of Oropharynx Carcinomas Beth M. Beadle and David I. RosenthalChapter 30 Multidisciplinary Management of Hypopharyngeal Carcinoma Marc Hamoir, Jean-Pascal Machiels, Sandra Schmitz, Vincente Grégoire Chapter 31 Cancers of the Larynx: Tis, T1, T2: Evaluation and Management Carol M. Lewis, Ollivier Laccourreye, Randal S. Weber, F. Christopher HolsingerChapter 32 Diagnosis and Multidisciplinary Treatment of Laryngeal Cancers Nabil F. Saba, J. Trad Wadsworth, Jonathan J. Beitler, Fadlo R. KhuriChapter 33 Principles and New Approaches in Surgical Reconstruction Christina Kenney Magill and Bruce H. Haughey Chapter 34 Multidisciplinary Treatment of the Neck Remco de Bree, Johannes A. Langendijk, C. René LeemansChapter 35 Postoperative Management of High-Risk Resectable Head & Neck Cancer Jay S. CooperChapter 36 Management of Salivary Gland Cancer Laura D. Locati, Marco Guzzo, Patrizia Olmi, Lisa LicitraChapter 37 Head and Neck Melanoma Genevieve A. Andrews and Jeffery N. MyersChapter 38 Cervical Lymph Node Metastases of Squamous Cell Carcinoma from an Unknown Primary Site Nicholas Pavlidis and George PlataniotisChapter 39 The Management of Thyroid and Parathyroid Cancers Ranee Mehra, Charu Aggarwal, Roger B. CohenChapter 40 Head and Neck Paragangliomas Matthew O. Old and James L. NettervilleChapter 41 Treatment of the Elderly Head and Neck Cancer Patient Jean-Claude Horiot and Matti S. Aapro Chapter 42 Interstitial Radiation Therapy in Cancer of the Oropharynx and Oral Cavity Peter C. Levendag, David N. Teguh, Paul I.M. Schmitz Chapter 43 Proton Beam Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer Danielle N. Margalit, Judy A. Adams, Annie W. ChanChapter 44 Normal Tissue Complications and Protection in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Andy Trotti, Nikhil Rao, Avraham Eisbruch, David I. RosenthalChapter 45 Rehabilitation of Heavily Treated Head and Neck Cancer Patients Rachael E. Kammer and JoAnne RobbinsChapter 46 Salvage Therapy in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Saba Aftab, Rod Rezaee, Pierre LavertuChapter 47 Systemic Treatment of Recurrent/Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck Jan B. VermorkenChapter 48 Best Supportive Care for Palliative Treatment Michaela Salzwimmer Chapter 49 Quality of Life in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Jolie RingashChapter 50 Quality Assurance of Clinical Trials in the Management of Cancer in the Head and Neck Thomas J. FitzGerald, Maryann Bishop-Jodoin, Marcia M. Urie, Kenneth Ulin, Geoffrey S. Ibbott, James A. Purdy, Joel H. Saltz, Lester J. Peters, M. Giulia Cicchetti, Mitchell Schnall, Joseph Deasy, Walter R. Bosch, Michael V. Knopp, Lawrence H. Schwartz, Keith S. White, Richard Hanusik, Sandra K. Kessel, Karen Morano, Fran Laurie

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From the reviews:"The book is divided into fifty chapters. All the chapters incorporate most up to date information and provide a succinct overview of various topics. . this text is well written, in a clear style and gives us a clear overview of not only the scientific and clinical but also the quality of life aspects of management of head and neck cancer. . I would recommend this book to all members of multidisciplinary team involved in assessing and managing head and neck cancer . ." (Mriganka De, Oncology News, Vol. 7 (1), March/April, 2012)