This definitive, up-to-the-minute reference explores the range of metabolic, nutritional, immunologic, and psychological changes that can occur while treating local, regional, and distant cancer, and examines the influence of these factors on outcomes and recovery. compares and contrasts treatment alternatives based on tumor stage and biology
Includes clearly written, concise summaries of oncological therapy emphasizing critical decision making in patient management!
Written by surgeons, medical oncologists, and radiation therapists with recognized expertise in cancer therapy, Integrated Cancer Management
analyzes clinical prognostic factors, treatment indications, toxicity, and tumor response
addresses the use of endoscopy, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and computed tomography (CT) to detect and diagnose tumors
reviews the state-of-the-art treatment of breast, gastric, thoracic, and colorectal cancer
outlines the clinical management of pancreatic and periampullary cancers, hepatic and biliary tumors, and endocrine tumors
summarizes the treatment of melanoma and soft-tissue sarcoma
reviews oncologic emergencies and the role of nutrition in treating cancer
discusses various surgical procedures and their roles in the treatment of primary, regional, and metastatic tumor sites
assesses the benefits of pre- and postoperative external-beam radiotherapy and brachytherapy
identifies chemotherapy for use in the adjuvant, therapeutic, and neoadjuvant setting
presents the current concepts and potential role of molecular biologic techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer
Containing over 1,000 references to urge continued study, Integrated Cancer Management is designed for surgical, radiation, and medical oncologists; radiologists and radiation therapists; hematologists; immunologists; nephrologists; urologists; gastroenterologists; pathologists; internists; gerontologists; primary care physicians; and medical school students in these disciplines.
Integrated Cancer Management
Surgery, Medical Oncology, and Radiation Oncology