Bethesda handbook of clinical oncology [electronic resource] /
editors, Jame Abraham, James L. Gulley, Carmen J. Allegra.
2nd ed.
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2005.
xxi, 687 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2005.
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Cervical cancer / Posades, Kotz -- Vulvar cancer / Annunziata, Birrer -- Sarcomas and malignancies of the bone / Mansky, Helman -- Skin cancers and melanoma / Hegde, Gause -- Acute leukemias / Craig, Abraham, Monahan -- Chronic leukemias / Quazilbash, Keating -- Chronic myeloid leukemia / Quazilbash, Cortes -- Chronic myeloproliferative diseases / Monga, Devetten -- Multiple myeloma / Neelapu, Dunbar -- Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma / Guitierrez, Little, Wilson -- Hodgkin's lymphoma / Schun, Abraham, Wilson -- Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation / Craig, Abraham, Childs -- AIDS-related malignancies / Kumar, Little -- Carcinoma of unknown primary / Khong -- Central nervous system tumors / Mansky, Duic, Fine -- Endocrine tumors / Menefee, Fojo --
Head and neck cancer / Conley ... [et al.] -- Non-small cell lung cancer / Horgan, Breathnach -- Small cell lung cancer / Denduluri, M. Guitierrez -- Esophageal cancer / Leonard, Allegra, Kelsen -- Gastric cancer / Saif -- Biliary tract cancer / Leonard, O'Reilly, Allegra -- Primary cancers of the liver / Leonard, Jarnagin, Allegra -- Colorectal cancer / Kim, Takimoto, Allegra -- Pancreatic cancer / Kim, Gulley, Allegra -- Anal cancer / Saif -- Other gastrointestinal tumors / Saif -- Breast cancer / Mirshahidi, Abraham -- Renal cell cancer / Khong, Klebanoff, Bates -- Prostate cancer / Gulley, Dahut -- Bladder cancer / Agarwal, Dahut -- Testicular carcinoma / Retter, Kramer -- Ovarian cancer / Reed and Altaha -- Endometrial cancer / Annunziata, Birrer --
Hematopoietic growth factors / Arlen, Gulley -- Infectious complications in oncology / Wynne, Gea-Banacloche -- General principles of cancer pain management / Messman, Beckrow -- Oncological emergencies and paraneoplastic syndromes / Messman, Siddique -- Psychopharmacological management in the oncology setting / Pao, Rosenstein -- Management of emesis / Kohler -- Nutrition / Dobbin -- End of life care / Carter -- Targeted therapies / Gulley, Curt -- Complementary and alternative medicine in oncology / Mansky, Wallerstedt, Blackman -- Central venous access devices / D. Guiterrez, O'Grady -- Procedures in medical oncology / Demko, Ryan, Loud -- Anticancer agents / Hughes.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Main Description
Written by clinicians from the National Cancer Institute and other leading institutions, this comprehensive, clear, concise oncology handbook is designed specifically for quick bedside consultation. It covers all malignancies and offers busy clinicians practical guidelines on daily patient management. The user-friendly format features tables, charts, bullet points, and algorithms. The thoroughly updated Second Edition includes new chemotherapeutic agents, dosages, and treatment regimens and the latest clinical trials data. New chapters focus on targeted therapies and complementary and alternative medicine in oncology. The Bethesda Handbook of Clinical Oncology, Second Edition is also available for PDAs. See PDA listing for details.
Table of Contents
Contributing Authorsp. xi
Prefacep. xix
Acknowledgmentsp. xxi
Head and Neck
Head and Neck Cancerp. 3
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancerp. 35
Small Cell Lung Cancerp. 53
Digestive System
Esophageal Cancerp. 61
Gastric Cancerp. 73
Biliary Tract Cancerp. 91
Primary Cancers of the Liverp. 99
Colorectal Cancerp. 107
Pancreatic Cancerp. 123
Anal Cancerp. 131
Other Gastrointestinal Tumorsp. 145
Breast Cancerp. 155
Renal Cell Cancerp. 175
Prostate Cancerp. 185
Bladder Cancerp. 203
Testicular Carcinomap. 211
Ovarian Cancerp. 227
Endometrial Cancerp. 237
Cervical Cancerp. 245
Vulvar Cancerp. 257
Sarcomas and Malignancies of the Bonep. 265
Skin Cancer
Skin Cancers and Melanomap. 283
Hematologic Malignancies
Acute Leukemiasp. 309
Chronic Leukemiasp. 325
Chronic Myeloid Leukemiap. 331
Myeloproliferative Diseasesp. 337
Multiple Myelomap. 345
Non-Hodgkin Lymphomap. 357
Hodgkin Lymphomap. 377
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantationp. 389
Other Malignancies
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome-Related Malignanciesp. 403
Carcinoma of Unknown Primaryp. 423
Central Nervous System Tumorsp. 433
Endocrine Tumorsp. 455
Supportive Care
Hematopoietic Growth Factorsp. 475
Infectious Complications in Oncologyp. 481
General Principles of Cancer Pain Managementp. 499
Oncologic Emergencies and Paraneoplastic Syndromesp. 509
Psychopharmacologic Management in Oncologyp. 521
Management of Emesis in Oncologyp. 529
Nutrition for Oncology Patientsp. 543
End-of-Life Carep. 549
Targeted Treatments and Complimentary and Alternative Medicine
Targeted Therapiesp. 555
Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Oncologyp. 563
Common Procedures and Chemotherapy Drugs
Central Venous Access Devicesp. 579
Procedures in Medical Oncologyp. 589
Anticancer Agentsp. 601
Part One (Performance status)p. 669
Part Two (Response criteria)p. 670
Part Three (Body surface area)p. 672
Subject Indexp. 673
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