Category Archives: Oncology

The Cancer Prevention Manual: Simple Rules to Reduce the Risks 2nd Edition

Stories in the media about the cancer-causing risks present in everyday life can cause alarm and confusion, and make it difficult to know how to alter one’s lifestyle. The Cancer Prevention Manual, Second Edition, is a handy guide to all key issues in cancer prevention, presenting medical and scientific information in a plain, accessible style. Written by authors with distinguished careers studying the illness, and based on a solid scientific grounding, this book provides the facts about how our lifestyles pose cancer risks, and what we can do to change them.

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Textbook of Pediatric Hematology & Hemato-Oncology 1st Edition

Textbook of Pediatric Hematology & Hemato-Oncologyis a highly illustrated, comprehensive guide to diseases and cancers of the blood in paediatrics.

Fifty chapters by internationally recognised paediatric haematologists and haemato-oncologists are grouped into seven sections, covering physiology, neonatal haematology, red blood cell and white blood cell disorders, bleeding disorders, transfusion medicine, haemato-oncology and other general topics.

The haemato-oncology section covers cancers of the blood and includes lymphoblastic leukaemia, myeloid leukaemia (chronic and acute), juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia, and bone marrow transplantation. The final ‘general’ section features discussion on gene therapy, monoclonal antibodies and biological response modifiers.

Each chapter is peer-reviewed, with a list of references ensuring authoritative content, and the book is further enhanced by nearly 200 images and illustrations.Textbook of Pediatric Hematology & Hemato-Oncologyis an indispensable resource for paediatricians, practitioners and trainees.

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Comprehensive guide to paediatric diseases and cancers of the blood
50 peer reviewed chapters with references
198 images and illustrations

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Controversies in the Treatment of Lung Cancer (Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology Book 42) 1st Edition

Under the auspices of the 12th International Symposium on Special Aspects in Radiotherapy 2008 in Berlin, acknowledged experts presented their perspectives on small and non-small cell lung cancer, reflecting the latest standards and engaging in controversies in the diagnosis and treatment of this disease.

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Principles and Practice of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology 2nd Edition

This second edition of an award winning title has been thoroughly updated by a team of world leading head and neck surgeons, oncologists and allied healthcare professionals. Principles and Practice of Head & Neck Surgery and Oncology, 2nd edition is a comprehensive evidence-based account of the current scientific knowledge about head and neck tumors and their management. This book, with over 570 colour images, will provide a valuable source of knowledge and reference for all established specialists and trainees entrusted with the care of patients with head and neck tumors.

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Kicking Cancer in the Kitchen: The Girlfriend’s Cookbook and Guide to Using Real Food to Fight Cancer

Kicking Cancer in the Kitchen, which has been named #3 of The 25 Cookbooks of the Year for 2012 by TheDailyMeal.com, is the ultimate resource for the woman who has been handed the cancer card–and for the one who never wants to get it.

Authors Annette Ramke and Kendall Scott are cancer survivors, so they know exactly what it’s like to deal with “the Big C.” Here they share girlfriend-style, real-life knowledge and experience about the healing power of food, along with their stories of cancer ups and downs–with more than 100 recipes for fighting cancer and soothing symptoms of treatment.

Whether someone is in the thick of “Cancer World” and wants to know what to expect, or for anyone who wants to do all they can to boost their health, Kicking Cancer in the Kitchen offers guidance on not only surviving, but thriving–before, during, and after cancer.

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Principles and Practice of Gynecologic Oncology (Principles and Practice of Gynecologic Oncology (Hoskins))

This updated Fifth Edition provides comprehensive coverage of the biology of gynecologic cancer, the therapeutic modalities available, and the diagnosis and treatment of site-specific malignancies. Because of the importance of multimodality treatment, the site-specific chapters are co-authored by a surgical oncologist, a medical oncologist, a radiation oncologist, and a pathologist. State-of-the-art information on molecular biology, monoclonal antibodies, vaccines, and gene-directed therapies is included throughout the book.
This edition has 30 per cent new contributing authors and new material. Several chapters have been consolidated and streamlined to create a more concise, user-friendly book. Information about psychological aspects, surgical rehabilitation, and pregnancy-related issues has been incorporated into many of the disease site chapters.
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Lipid Nanocarriers in Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy

This book introduces the fundamental principles of lipid nanocarriers science relevant to cancer therapy. The first in this field, it fills a need for an accurate, coherent and authoritative introduction to lipid nanocarriers focusing on cancer therapy, both because of the growing popularity of these modern drug delivery systems and also because of the emergent need for dealing with cancer treatment.

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Primary Carcinomas of the Liver (Contemporary Issues in Cancer Imaging)

Primary carcinomas of the liver are increasing in incidence in the developed world, probably due to dietary and environmental factors as well as the known role of infective agents such as Hepatitis C. They are usually diagnosed in the advanced stages and carry high morbidity and mortality. This volume summarises the latest developments in imaging of primary hepatic carcinomas, emphasising the multidisciplinary approach to the care of patients. In addition to extensive chapters on the radiological issues surrounding diagnosis and staging of the malignancies, individual chapters on epidemiology, pathology, and surgical and non-surgical treatment options are included. All treatment options are considered for both HCC and cholangiocarcinoma, including newer techniques such as TACE. Only by a well orchestrated multidisciplinary team approach including epidemiologists, diagnostic radiologists, hepatologists, oncologic surgeons, radiation oncologists, and pathologists can these complex malignancies be managed successfully.
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Surgical Neuro-Oncology

Part of the Neurosurgery by Example series, this volume on surgical neuro-oncology presents exemplary cases in which renowned authors guide readers through the assessment and planning, decision making, surgical procedure, after care, and complication management of common and uncommon disorders. The cases explore a number of different types of nervous systems tumors, including glioblastoma, medulloblastoma, skull tumors, and more.

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A History of Prostate Cancer: Cancer, Men and Medicine

This book offers a comprehensive and inclusive insight into the history of prostate cancer and its sufferers. Until recently, little practical help could be offered for men afflicted with the devastating diseases of the genitourinary organs. This is despite complaints of painful urination from aging men being found in ancient medical manuscripts, despite the anatomical discoveries of the European Renaissance and despite the experimental surgical researches of the eighteen and nineteenth centuries. As diseases of the prostate, including prostate cancer, came to be better understood in the early twentieth century, therapeutic nihilism continued as curative radical surgeries and radiotherapy failed. The therapeutic ‘turn’ came with hormonal therapies, itself a product of the explosive growth of U.S. biomedicine from the 1940s onwards. By the 1990s, prostate cancer screening had become a somewhat ubiquitous but controversial feature of the medical encounter for American men as they aged, which greatly influenced the treatment pathways and identity of the male patient: as victim, as hero, and ultimately, as consumer.

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