Oxford American Handbook of Oncology

Paperback | March 11, 2015

EditorGary H. Lyman

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The Oxford American Handbook of Oncology is the essential reference for medical students, residents, and clinical oncologists seeking a current, portable resource on the delivery of sophisticated cancer care. Chapters focus on the immediate information needs in clinical decision makingincluding treatment choices. Algorithms, best practice guidelines, highlighted tables, and targeted lists of landmark references enhance the concise text. For the second edition biologic therapies and therapeutic regimens and options and clinical trial information have been rigorously updatedthroughout.

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The Oxford American Handbook of Oncology is the essential reference for medical students, residents, and clinical oncologists seeking a current, portable resource on the delivery of sophisticated cancer care. Chapters focus on the immediate information needs in clinical decision makingincluding treatment choices. Algorithms, best pract...

Gary H. Lyman is Co-Director at the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research; Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:864 pages, 7.09 × 4.02 × 1.81 inPublished:March 11, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199922780

ISBN - 13:9780199922789

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Background1. Molecular cancer biology2. Etiology and epidemiologyPart 2 Cancer prevention and screening3. Cancer prevention4. Cancer screening5. Genetic screeningPart 3 Principles of management6. Principles of cancer treatment7. Surgical oncology8. Principles of radiation oncology9. Principles of chemotherapy10. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation11. Hormone therapy12. Targeted therapies13. Gene therapy and immunotherapy for cancer14. Complementary and alternative medicine15. Clinical trialsPart 4 Complications and supportive care16. Anemia and fatigue17. Febrile neutropenia18. Pain management19. Venous thromboembolism20. Metabolic emergencies21. Paraneoplastic syndromes22. Superior vena cava syndrome and raised intracranial pressure23. Spinal cord compression24. Other obstructive complications25. Late effects of cancer treatment26. End-of-life carePart 5 Specific cancers27. Thoracic cancers28. Breast cancer29. Gastrointestinal cancer I: esophagus, stomach, small intestine, carcinoid30. Gastrointestinal cancer II: pancreas, biliary tract, hepatocellular31. Gastrointestinal cancer III: colorectal, anus32. Endocrine cancers33. Genitourinary cancer I: renal, bladder, ureter, penile carcinomas34. Genitourinary cancer II: prostate cancer35. Genitourinary cancer III: testicular cancer36. Gynecological cancer37. Tumors of the central nervous system38. Head and neck cancers39. Cutaneous malignancies40. Soft tissue and bone sarcomas41. Acute leukemia42. Chronic leukemias and myelodysplastic syndromes43. Multiple myeloma44. Malignant lymphoma45. Cancer of unknown primary (CUP)Appendix