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Author Niederhuber, John E., author.

Title Abeloff's clinical oncology / by John E. Niederhuber, James O. Armitage, James H. Doroshow, Michael B. Kastan, Joel E. Tepper.

Publication Info. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Saunders, [2013].


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Edition Fifth edition.
Description 1 online resource (xxx, 2092 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Note Previous ed.: Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 2008.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Molecular Tools in Cancer Research -- Intracellular Signaling -- The Cellular Microenvironment and Metastases -- Control of the Cell Cycle -- Pathophysiology of Cancer Cell Death -- Cancer Immunology -- Stem Cells, Cell Differentiation, and Cancer -- Vascular and Interstitial Biology of Tumors -- Environmental Factors -- DNA Damage Response Pathways and Cancer -- Viruses and Human Cancer -- Genetic Factors Hereditary Cancer Predisposition Syndromes -- Genetic and Epigenetic Alterations in Cancer -- Immunodeficiency and Cancer -- Flow Cytometry in Oncologic Diagnosis -- WHO Classification of Hematologic Malignancies -- Pathology, Biomarkers, and Molecular Diagnostics -- Imaging -- Biostatistics and Bioinformatics in Clinical Trials -- Structures Supporting Cancer Clinical Trials -- Oncology and Health Care Policy -- Discovery and Characterization of Cancer Genetic Susceptibility Alleles -- Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Early Detection -- Nicotine Dependence: Current Treatments and Future Directions -- Surgical Interventions in Cancer -- Establishing and Maintaining Vascular Access -- Basics of Radiation Therapy -- Therapeutic Targeting of Cancer Cells: Era of Molecularly Targeted Agents -- Cancer Pharmacology -- Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation -- Gene Therapy in Oncology -- Therapeutic Antibodies and Immunologic Conjugates -- Complementary and Alternative Medicine -- Disorders of Blood Cell Production in Clinical Oncology -- Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Cancer-Associated Venous Thromboembolism -- Infection in the Patient with Cancer -- Hypercalcemia -- Tumor Lysis Syndrome -- Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes -- Cancer-Related Pain -- Cancer Cachexia -- Nausea and Vomiting -- Oral Complications -- Dermatologic Toxicities of Anticancer Therapy -- Fatigue -- Caring for Patients at the End of Life -- Acute Abdomen, Bowel/Biliary Obstruction, and Fistula -- Superior Vena Cava Syndrome -- Spinal Cord Compression -- Brain Metastases and Neoplastic Meningitis -- Bone Metastases -- Lung Metastases -- Liver Metastases -- Malignant Effusions --
Rehabilitation of Individuals with Cancer -- Survivorship -- Neurologic Complications -- Pulmonary Complications of Anticancer Treatment -- Cardiac Effects of Cancer Therapy -- Reproductive Complications -- Endocrine Complications -- Second Malignant Neoplasms -- Cancer in the Elderly: Biology, Prevention, and Treatment -- Special Issues in Pregnancy -- Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and Cancer -- Cancer of the Central Nervous System -- Eye, Orbit, and Adnexal Structures -- Cancer of the Head and Neck -- Melanoma -- Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers : Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinomas -- Cancer of the Endocrine System -- Cancer of the Lung : Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Small Cell Lung Cancer -- Diseases of the Pleura and Mediastinum -- Cancer of the Esophagus -- Cancer of the Stomach and Gastroesophageal Junction -- Cancer of the Small Bowel -- Colorectal Cancer -- Cancer of the Rectum -- Cancer of the Anal Canal -- Liver and Bile Duct Cancer -- Carcinoma of the Pancreas -- Cancer of the Kidney -- Bladder Cancer -- Prostate Cancer -- Cancer of the Penis -- Testicular Cancer -- Cancers of the Cervix, Vulva, and Vagina -- Uterine Cancer -- Cancers Arising in the Ovary -- Gestational Trophoblastic Disease -- Cancer of the Breast -- Sarcomas of Bone -- Sarcomas of Soft Tissue * -- Carcinoma of Unknown Primary -- Pediatric Solid Tumors -- Childhood Leukemia -- Childhood Lymphoma -- Acute Leukemias in Adults -- Myelodysplastic Syndromes -- Myeloproliferative Neoplasms -- Chronic Myeloid Leukemia -- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia -- Hairy Cell Leukemia -- Multiple Myeloma and Related Disorders -- Hodgkin Lymphoma -- Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma -- Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma and Cutaneous B-Cell Lymphoma -- Adult T-Cell Leukemia-Lymphoma.
Summary Practical and clinically focused, Abeloff's Clinical Oncology is a trusted medical reference book designed to capture the latest scientific discoveries and their implications for cancer diagnosis and management of cancer in the most accessible manner possible. Abeloff's equips everyone involved - from radiologists and oncologists to surgeons and nurses - to collaborate effectively and provide the best possible cancer care. Select the most appropriate tests and imaging studies for cancer diagnosis and staging of each type of cancer, and manage your patients in the most effective way possible by using all of the latest techniques and approaches in oncology.Enhance your understanding of complex concepts with a color art program that highlights key points and illustrates relevant scientific and clinical problems.
Subject Oncology.
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Medical Oncology -- methods.
Added Author Armitage, James O., 1946- author.
Doroshow, James H., author.
Kastan, M. B. (Michael B.), author.
Tepper, Joel E., author.
Abeloff, Martin D. Clinical oncology.
Added Title Clinical oncology
Other Form: Print version: Niederhuber, John E. Clinical oncology. Abeloff's clinical oncology. 5th edition. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Saunders, 2013 9781455728657 (OCoLC)857524725
ISBN 9781455728817 electronic bk.
1455728810 electronic bk.
9781455728657 electronic bk.
1455728659 electronic bk.
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