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The Washington manual of oncology [electronic resource] /
editor, Ramaswamy Govindan.
edition
2nd ed.
imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008.
description
xv, 556 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
0781784026 (alk. paper), 9780781784023 (alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008.
isbn
0781784026 (alk. paper)
9780781784023 (alk. paper)
restrictions
Access restricted to University of Saskatchewan students, faculty and staff.
general note
"Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine"--Cover.
catalogue key
6231851
technical details
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
 
Electronic reproduction. New York, N.Y. : Ovid Technologies, Inc. Available via World Wide Web.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Reviews
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Doody's Book Review Service, 28-APR-08, Mark Agulnik, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine -- "This is an up-to-date, comprehensive review of cancer management with the latest and most current treatment strategies. The purpose of the manual is to present the latest treatment guidelines and rationales for site specific oncologic diseases, while providing relevant background and information related to these diseases. The objectives are clearly met....This user friendly, easy to read handbook is a must for anyone treating patients with cancer."Doody's Book Review Service (Weighted Numerical Score: 100; 5 Stars)
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This title puts patient management recommendations at your fingertips. Its user-friendly outline format ensures fast access to information. Organised by cancer site and tumour type, the book also includes chapters on principles of clinical trials and cancer chemotherapy agents.
Main Description
The Washington Manual of Oncology, Second Edition presents the latest, most authoritative cancer management recommendations in the famous fast-access Washington Manual outline format. This edition has been reorganized into three major sections: principles of oncology, site-specific diseases, and supportive therapy. New chapters cover being an oncologist; principles of cytotoxic therapy; principles of molecularly targeted therapy; principles of clinical research; basics of molecular oncogenesis; pharmacogenomics; molecular diagnostics; cancer and thrombosis; management of complications of chemotherapy; and transfusion medicine. New appendices cover body surface area, dose adjustments of chemotherapy agents in renal and hepatic failure, and online resources for oncologists. The Washington Manual is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.
Main Description
The Washington Manual(R) of Oncology, Second Edition presents the latest, most authoritative cancer management recommendations in the famous fast-access Washington Manual(R) outline format. This edition has been reorganized into three major sections: principles of oncology, site-specific diseases, and supportive therapy. New chapters cover being an oncologist; principles of cytotoxic therapy; principles of molecularly targeted therapy; principles of clinical research; basics of molecular oncogenesis; pharmacogenomics; molecular diagnostics; cancer and thrombosis; management of complications of chemotherapy; and transfusion medicine. New appendices cover body surface area, dose adjustments of chemotherapy agents in renal and hepatic failure, and online resources for oncologists. The Washington Manual(R) is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.
Table of Contents
On Being an Oncologist
Principles and Practice of Surgery in Cancer Therapy
Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy
Principles of Systemic Cancer Therapy: Cytotoxic Therapy
Principles of Systemic Cancer Therapy: Molecularly Targeted Therapy
Principles of Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Transplantation
Biostatistics 101 as Applied to Oncology
Principles of Clinical Research
Basics of Molecular Oncogenesis
Pharmacogenomics
Molecular Diagnostics
Neuro-oncology
Head and Neck Cancer
Lung Cancer
Breast Cancer
Thymoma and Mesothelioma
Gastrointestinal Cancer: Esophageal and Stomach
Gastrointestinal Cancer: Colorectal and Anal
Gastrointestinal Cancer: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic
Genitourinary Cancer: Kidney
Genitourinary Cancer: Bladder
Genitourinary Cancer: Prostate
Genitourinary Cancer: Penile
Germ Cell Tumors: Testicular and Non-testicular
Gynecologic Cancer: Ovarian
Gynecologic Cancer: Uterine, Cervical, Fallopian, and Vulvar
Hematologic Malignancies: Lymphoma
Hematologic Malignancies: Acute Leukemias
Hematologic Malignancies: Chronic Leukemias
Hematologic Malignancies: Plasma Cell Dyscrasias
HIV and Cancer
Sarcoma
Malignant Melanoma and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Cancer of Unknown Primary Site
Cancer and Thrombosis
Oncologic Emergencies
Management of Complications of Chemotherapy
Growth Factor Support in Oncology
Transfusion Medicine
Nutritional Support
Smoking Cessation and Counselng
Pain Management
Hospice and Palliative Care
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