Head and neck cancer [electronic resource] : a multidisciplinary approach /
editors, Louis B. Harrison, MD, FASTRO, Physician-in-Chief, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, Chairman and Gerald J. Friedman Chair of Radiation Oncology, Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals, Professor of Radiation Oncology and Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, New York, New York, Roy B. Sessions, MD, FACS, Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, Adjunct Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, Merrill S. Kies. MD, Professor of Medicine, Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Onncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.
edition
Fourth edition.
imprint
Philadelphia, PA : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2014]
description
xxi, 908 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
ISBN
1451144873 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9781451144871 (hardcover : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Philadelphia, PA : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2014]
isbn
1451144873 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781451144871 (hardcover : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
General principles of head and neck pathology -- Clinical evaluation of the head and neck cancer patient -- Prognostic factors in patients with head and neck cancer -- Radiologic evaluation of the head and neck cancer patient -- Novel radiation therapy techniques in the management of head and neck cancer -- New approaches: robotics and endoscopic head and neck surgery -- Targeted agents in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck -- Multidisciplinary reconstruction of the head and neck: general principles -- Dental oncology and maxillofacial prosthetics -- Interdisciplinary symptom management -- Evaluation and rehabilitation of speech, voice, and swallowing functions after treatment of head and neck cancer -- Human papillomavirus--associated head and neck carcinoma -- Chemoprevention -- Management of the neck -- Metastatic cancer to the neck from an unknown primary site -- Cancer of the oral cavity -- Cancer of the oropharynx -- Cancer of the larynx -- Cancers of the hypopharynx and cervical esophagus -- Cancer of the nasal vestibule, nasal cavity paranasal sinuses, anterior skull base, and orbit: surgical management -- Cancer of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinus: radiation therapy and chemotherapy management -- Cancer of the nasopharynx -- Basal and squamous cell skin cancers -- Melanoma of the head and neck -- Management of salivary gland tumors -- Primary and recurrent disease of the lateral skull base -- Paragangliomas of the head and neck -- Cancer of the thyroid and parathyroid -- Soft tissue and bone sarcomas of the head and neck -- Systemic targeted therapy for recurrent and metastatic head and neck squamous cell cancer.
catalogue key
9912219
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This encyclopaedic guide to the care of patients with cancers of the head and neck covers everything from the molecular biology and other basic science aspects of these cancers. The book covers topics from the principles of patient mangement to future directions in head and neck oncology.
Main Description
-Comprehensive, multi-disciplinary text addressing all aspects of head and neck cancer and crosses a wide spectrum of specialists, including surgical, radiation and medical oncologists, dentists, pathologists, radiologists, and nurses. -8 new chapters - 9 with new authors -Revisions highlight new techniques and imaging -New imaging emphasizes diagnostics, image guided therapies, follow-up imaging, and novel imaging approaches -Less basic science and more clinical diagnostics and management -25% new illustrations, along with more color images to assist in diagnostics and therapeutics
Main Description
Comprehensive, multi-disciplinary text addressing all aspects of head and neck cancer and crosses a wide spectrum of specialists, including surgical, radiation and medical oncologists, dentists, pathologists, radiologists, and nurses. 8 new chapters 9 with new authors Revisions highlight new techniques and imaging New imaging emphasizes diagnostics, image guided therapies, follow-up imaging, and novel imaging approaches Less basic science and more clinical diagnostics and management 25% new illustrations, along with more color images to assist in diagnostics and therapeutics

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