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Partial Breast Reconstruction

FOUR STARS from Doody’s Star Ratings™ …both an excellent primer for the uninitiated and a superb resource for providers…Superb photographs, color illustrations, key concepts, and didactic charts adorn the chapters. The videos, on an accompanying website, take readers into the operative theatre to view various partial breast reconstructive surgeries. The ...

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2018 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook

Written especially for nurses caring for patients with cancer, the 2018 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook uniquely expresses drug therapy in terms of the nursing process: nursing diagnoses, etiologies of toxicities, and key points for nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation. Updated annually, this essential reference provides valuable information on effective symptom ...

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Breast Cancer: Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutic Guidance

Breast Cancer: Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutic Guidance provides a concise, practical, and practice-based source of up-to-date diagnostic and therapeutic information for the general radiologist. In the diagnostic phase of evaluating breast disorders, the overriding consideration in the examination and assessment is to reduce false diagnoses to the absolute minimum-a principle wholly ...

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Resistance of Targeted Therapies Excluding Antibodies for Lymphomas

In the last decade, the literature on molecular mechanisms and activated pathways in the different lymphoma categories increased exponentially, which was followed by a more diffuse and successful use of targeted therapies. In this book, expert authors revisit the most relevant aspects of these therapies, with special emphasis on molecular ...

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Cancer of the Head and Neck, Fifth Edition

Offering a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to head and neck oncology, Cancer of the Head and Neck, Fifth Edition, delivers authoritative guidance to the entire head and neck cancer care team. Retaining an expert surgical focus that has made it a classic in the field, this edition incorporates new disease- and ...

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Cancer Research and Clinical Trials in Developing Countries: A Practical Guide

​Describes the principles around which cancer research and clinical trials can be developed Provides valuable practical information for researchers in resource-rich countries who contemplate cooperating with scientists from limited-resource countries in performing research Describes the particularities of planning and implementing cancer research in developing countries Written and edited by leaders ...

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Understanding Cancer Therapies

This book is an introduction to cancer treatment, the basics of radio- and chemotherapy, drug actions, the eradication of cancer cells, and the origins and persistence of pharmacological and toxicological effects of drugs. It further provides ideas for research based on knowledge of cancer metastasis, invasive and molecular pathways, and ...

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Rare Hereditary Cancers: Diagnosis and Management

This book approaches the differential diagnosis and management of rare, hereditary cancer syndromes from a practical angle, addressing the issues pertinent to each tumour type as encountered by health professionals in their day-to-day practice. This book enables readers to correctly identify patients with rare cancer syndromes who would benefit from ...

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Pediatric Radiation Oncology (Pediatric Oncology)

This book presents the most up-to-date and innovative information on the targeting and treatment of a wide range of childhood cancers by means of radiation therapy. Written by global experts in pediatric radiation oncology, it documents in detail the treatment regimens appropriate to each disease, highlighting the recent advances that ...

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Current Controversies in Cancer Care for the Surgeon

Over the past decade, major advances have occurred in the management of the many fields of cancer treatment encountered by the general surgeon. These developments have evolved from improved understanding of disease biology, high level clinical outcomes studies, as well as translational research with new available therapies. These advances have ...

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Resistance to Anti-Cancer Therapeutics Targeting Receptor Tyrosine Kinases and Downstream Pathways

This volume comprehensively covers the multiplicity and diversity of mechanisms underlying patient resistance to currently approved anti-cancer drugs, including tyrosine kinase inhibitors and monoclonal antibodies, blockers of growth factor receptors and their downstream pathways, which play essential functions in cancer progression. Each chapter will cover a specific group of targets ...

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PET/CT in Oesophageal and Gastric Cancer

Explains the scientific principles, radiotracers, clinical applications, imaging features, pitfalls, and limitations of PET/CT in imaging of gynecological cancers Describes pathology and management, and the use of conventional radiological imaging Aims to develop best practice consensus regarding patient selection, protocols, and techniques This book is a pocket guide to the ...

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Managing Cancer during Pregnancy

Provides hands-on information how to manage pregnant cancer patients in clinical practice Written by experts in the field from a multidisciplinary perspective Unique resource citing key literature on the topic This book provides hands-on information on how to manage pregnant cancer patients in clinical practice. In this context a multidisciplinary ...

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Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Cancer

This book describes the pathways of dissemination of primary liver, biliary, and pancreatic neoplasms and proposes a practical and clinically driven approach to their imaging. The typical dissemination pathways for hepatocellular carcinoma, cholangiocarcinoma, exocrine pancreatic carcinoma, and neuroendocrine pancreatic tumors are systematically reviewed, and more unusual pathways are also documented. ...

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