Oxford Textbook of Oncology

Hardcover | February 27, 2016

EditorDavid J. Kerr, Daniel G. Haller, Cornelis J. H. van de Velde

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Written and edited by internationally recognised leaders in the field, the new edition of the Oxford Textbook of Oncology has been fully revised and updated, taking into consideration the advancements in each of the major therapeutic areas, and representing the multidisciplinary management ofcancer.Structured in six sections, the book provides an accessible scientific basis to the key topics of oncology, examining how cancer cells grow and function, as well as discussing the aetiology of cancer, and the general principles governing modern approaches to oncology treatment. The book examinesthe challenges presented by the treatment of cancer on a larger scale within population groups, and the importance of recognising and supporting the needs of individual patients, both during and after treatment.A series of disease-oriented, case-based chapters, ranging from acute leukaemia to colon cancer, highlight the various approaches available for managing the cancer patient, including the translational application of cancer science in order to personalise treatment. The advice imparted in these caseshas relevance worldwide, and reflects a modern approach to cancer care. TheOxford Textbook of Oncology provides a comprehensive account of the multiple aspects of best practice in the discipline, making it an indispensable resource for oncologists of all grades and subspecialty interests.

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Written and edited by internationally recognised leaders in the field, the new edition of the Oxford Textbook of Oncology has been fully revised and updated, taking into consideration the advancements in each of the major therapeutic areas, and representing the multidisciplinary management ofcancer.Structured in six sections, the book...

David Kerr has made a sustained and internationally recognised contribution to cancer care and research in the field of medical oncology over the past three decades. He has published over 400 papers in high profile journals, authored over twenty books and has been awarded four prestigious, international research prizes, including the N...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:832 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 1.55 inPublished:February 27, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Hallmarks of Cancer1. Douglas Hanahan and Robert A. Weinberg: The hallmarks of cancer2. Shujuan Liu and Ahmed Ashour Ahmed: Growth factors and uncontrolled proliferation3. Stefan Knapp: Cell signalling pathways4. Simon Carr and Nicholas La Thangue: Cell cycle control5. Amanda S. Coutts, Sandra Maniam, and Nicholas La Thangue: Cancer cell death6. Yull E. Arriaga and Arthur E. Frankel: Angiogenesis7. Andrew P. Mazar, Andrey Ugolkov, Jack Henkin, Richard Ahn, and Thomas V. O'Halloran: Invasion and metastases8. Sir Walter Bodmer and Jenny Wilding: Genetic instability9. E. Dikomey, K. Borgmann, M. Kriegs, W. Mansour, C. Petersen, and T. Rieckmann: DNA repair after oncological therapy10. Andreas Trumpp: Biology of cancer stem cells11. Richard D Kennedy, Manuel Salto-Tellez, D. Paul Harkin, and Patrick G Johnston: Biomarker identification and clinical validation12. Campbell SD Roxburgh and Donald C McMillan: Cancer, immunity, and inflammation13. Cameron Snell, Kevin C Gatter, Adrian L Harris, Francesco Pezzella: Cancer and metabolismSection 2: Etiology and Epidemiology of Cancer14. Jonathan Samet: Smoking and cancer15. Chris Boshoff: Viruses16. Paula A. Oliveira: Chemical carcinogens17. Klaus Trott: Radiation18. Ellen Kampman and Franzel van Duijnhoven: Body fatness, physical activity, diet, and other lifestyle factorsSection 3: Principles of Oncology19. PG Boelens, CBM van den Broek, and CJH van de Velde: Practice points for surgical oncology20. Annekatrin Singer, Stephanie E. Combs, Jurgen Debus, and Michael Baumann: Practice points for radiation oncology21. David Kerr, Daniel Haller, and Jaap Verweij: Principles of chemotherapy22. David N Church, Rachel S Midgley, and David J Kerr: Delivery of multidisciplinary cancer care23. Michael Ong and Udai Banerji: Principles of clinical pharmacology: Introduction to pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics24. Dan Sargeant and Qian Shi: Design and analysis of clinical trials25. Eric A. Singer: Medical ethics in oncology26. Jeffrey Peppercorn: Health economic assessment of cancer therapySection 4: Population Health27. Masoud Samiei: Cancer control: The role of national plans28. Sarah Goltz and Julian Lob-Levyt: Cancer prevention: Vaccination29. Hans-Joerg Senn, Nadir Arber, and Dirk Schrijvers: Cancer prevention: Chemoprevention30. Andrew Evans, Simon Herrington, and Robert Steele: Population cancer screening31. Henry T. Lynch, Carrie L. Snyder, and Jane F. Lynch (deceased): Familial cancer syndromes and genetic counsellingSection 5: Support for the cancer patient32. David Hui and Eduardo Bruera: Supportive palliative care33. Neil Aaronson and Peter Fayers: Quality of life34. Rachel L. Yung and Ann H. Partridge: Cancer survivorship and rehabilitationSection 6: Disease35. Christine Chung, Andreas Dietz, Vincent Gregoire, Marco Guzzo, Marc Hamoir, Rene Leemans, Jean-Louis Lefebvre, Lisa Licitra, Adel El-Naggar, Brian O?Sullivan, Bing Tan, Vincent Vandecaveye, Vincent Vander Poorten, Jan Vermorken, and Michelle Williams: Cancer of the head and neck36. Eric Van Cutsem, Christophe M. Deroose, Piet Dirix, Karin Haustermans, Tony Lerut, Philippe Nafteux, Hans Prenen, and Xavier Sagaert: Oesophageal cancer37. Hideaki Bando, Takahiro Kinoshita, Yasutoshi Kuboki, Atsushi Ohtsu, and Kohei Shitara: Gastric cancer38. Regina Beets-Tan, Bengt Glimelius, and Lars Pahlman: Rectal cancer39. John Zalcberg, Stephen Fox, Alexander Heriot, Jon Knowles, Sam Ngan, Michael Michael, Kathryn Field, and Iris Nagtegaal: Colon cancer40. J. Weitz, M.W. Buchler, Paul D Sykes, John P Neoptolemos, Eithne Costello, Christopher M Halloran, Frank Bergmann, Peter Schirmacher, Ulrich Bork, Stefan Fritz, Jens Werner, Thomas Brunner, Elizabeth Smyth, David Cunningham, Brian R. Untch, and Peter J. Allen: Pancreatic cancer41. Graeme J Poston, Nicholas Stern, Jonathan Evans, Priya Healey, Daniel Palmer, and Mohandas K. Mallath: Hepatobiliary cancer42. H. Richard Alexander, Jr., Dario Baratti, Terence C. Chua, Marcello Deraco, Raffit Hassan, Marzia Pennati, Federica Perrone, Paul H. Sugarbaker, Anish Thomas, Keli Turner, Tristan D. Yan and Nadia Zaffaroni: Peritoneal mesothelioma43. Martine Piccart, Toral Gathani, Dimitrios Zardavas, Hatem A. Azim Jr., Christos Sotiriou, Giuseppe Viale, Emiel J T Rutgers, Mechthild Krause, Monica Arnedos, Suzette Delaloge, Fabrice Andre, and Felipe Ades: Cancer of the breast44. Richard Potter, Shujuan Liu, Bolin Liu, Sebastien Gouy, Sigurd Lax, Eric Leblanc, Philippe Morice, Fabrice Narducci, Alexander Reinthaller, Maximilian P Schmid, Catherine Uzan, and Pauline Wimberger: Gynaecological cancers45. John Fitzpatrick, Asif Muneer , Jean de la Rosette, and Thomas Powles: Genitourinary cancer46. Rafal Dziadziuszko, Michael Baumann, Tetsuya Mitsudomi, Keith M. Kerr, Solange Peters, and Stefan Zimmermann: Lung cancer47. Rebecca Butof, Axel Denz, Gustavo Baretton, Jan Stohlmacher-Williams, and Michael Baumann: Neoplasms of the thymus48. Andrea S. Wolf, Assunta De Rienzo, Raphael Bueno, Lucian R. Chirieac, Joseph Corson, Elizabeth H. Baldini, David Jackman, Ritu Gill, Walter Weder, Isabelle Opitz, Ann S. Adams, and David J. Sugarbaker: Pleural mesothelioma49. John F Thompson, Richard A Scolyer, and Richard F Kefford: Skin cancer: melanoma50. Diona L. Damian, Richard A. Scolyer, Graham Stevens, Alexander Menzies, and John F. Thompson: Skin cancer: non-melonoma51. Adele K. Fielding, Charles G. Mullighan, Dieter Hoelzer, Eytan M. Stein, Ghada Zakout, Martin S. Tallman, Ross Levine, Yishai Ofran, Jacob M. Rowe, and Ross L. Levine: Acute leukemia52. Hemant Malhotra, Lalit Kumar, Pankaj Malhotra, Devendra Hiwase, and Ravi Bhatia: Chronic leukemias53. Charlotte Pawlyn, Faith Davies, and Gareth Morgan: Myeloma54. Frank Kroschinsky, Friedrich Stolzel, Stefano A. Pileri, Bjoern Chapuy, Rainer Ordemann, Christian Gisselbrecht, Tim Illidge, David C. Hodgson, Mary K. Gospodarowicz, Christina Schutze, and Gerald Wulf: Lymphomas55. Alessandro Gronchi, Angelo P. Dei Tos, and Paolo G. Casali: Sarcomas of the soft tissue56. Puneet Plaha, Allyson Parry, Pieter Pretorius, Michael Brada, Olaf Ansorge, and Claire Blessing: Cancer of the central nervous system57. Daniel G. Ezra, Geoffrey E. Rose, Jacob Pe'er, Sarah Coupland, S. Seregard, G.P.M. Luyten, and Annette C. Moll: Cancer of the eye and orbit58. David Kerr, Andrew Weaver, Anthony P. Weetman, Oliver Gimm, Ashley Grossman, Petra Sulentic, Bertram Wiedenmann, Ulrich-Frank Pape, John Wass, Angela Rogers, and W de Herder: Endocrine cancers59. Nicholas Pavlidis and George Pentheroudakis: Cancer of unknown primary siteIndex

Editorial Reviews

"I recommend this book highly to all oncology and oncologists in training as a thorough, informative, and readable reference. Every large intuitional library and every oncology library should have it." --NEJM, 2002