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     The Essential Therapy Guide to Cancer, Hematologic Disorders, and Supportive Care--Updated with the Latest Treatment Regimens

    More than 500 treatment regimens

    "Hematology-Oncology Therapy," Second Edition is an up-to-date, comprehensive therapy guide that delivers more than 500 treatment regimens in a succinct, uniform manner. The unique tabular design allows you to instantly locate and implement the proper treatment regimen. Supported by the latest practice guidelines, peer-reviewed literature, and the opinion of experts, "Hematology-Oncology Therapy" integrates extensive information that is critical to both office- and hospital-based practice of hematology and oncology.

    Hematology-Oncology Therapy is divided into three sections:

    Oncology: 
    Provides detailed information about the administration, supportive care, toxicity, dose modification, monitoring, and efficacy of commonly used and recently approved chemotherapeutic regimens, drugs, and biological agents

    Supportive Care, Drug Preparation, Complications, and Screening: 
    Consists of topics commonly encountered in clinical hematology-oncology practice, such as chemotherapy-induced nausea, oncologic emergencies, radiation complications, cancer pain management, cancer screening, and much more

    Selected Hematologic Diseases: 
    Delivers an authoritative guide to therapy for the principal diseases in consultative hematology

    This edition of "Hematology-Oncology Therapy" is enriched by the updating of all chapters as well as the addition of several new chapters; the new "Expert Opinion," which provides recommendations and guidance from experts on the use of treatment regimens; and inclusion of the latest regimens.

  • 150.00 lei

    Neuroblastoma is a medical enigma. As a childhood neoplasm arising from neural crest cells, it is characterized by diverse clinical behaviors ranging from spontaneous remission to rapid tumor progression and death. Although clinical outcome can be predict

  • 150.00 lei

    Ediția a opta a manualului Clasificarea TNM a Tumorilor Maligne pune la dispoziție ultimele consensuri și standarde internaționale utilizate pentru a descrie și a caracteriza corespunzător stadiile maladiilor oncologice. Editat în afiliere cu Uniunea pentru Controlul Internațional al Cancerului (UICC), acest „ghid de buzunar”, autorizat și unanim recunoscut, conține importante clasificări reactualizate pentru localizări tumorale specifice, de care medicii oncologi și profesioniștii din domeniul sănătății, implicați în managementul terapeutic al pacienților afectați de aceste boli, trebuie să țină cont pentru stadializarea, clasificarea, prognosticul și atitudinea terapeutică optimă privind aceste maladii.•
    În acest „ghid de buzunar” omologat internațional, se găsesc ultimele noutăți privind atât stadializarea carcinoamelor de cap și gât, a carcinoamelor tiroidiene, esofagiene, gastrice, colorectale, pulmonare, pleurale, a tumorilor cutanate, ovariene, de prostată, ale glandului și ale cortexului suprarenal, cât și stadializarea tumorilor neuroendocrine, a sarcoamelor osoase și de țesuturi moi, dispuse într‑o manieră simplă și precisă, pe regiuni anatomice.

    În această ediție, sunt introduse noi clasificări pentru carcinoamele orofaringiene p16‑pozitive, tumorile timice, tumorile neuroendocrine cu origine pancreatică, pentru sarcoame ale coloanei vertebrale și ale pelvisului, sarcoame de țesuturi moi ale capului și ale gâtului, toracice, tumori cu originea în viscerele abdominale și în spațiul retroperitoneal.

    Pentru a înlesni colectarea datelor necesare clasificării și monitorizării maladiilor oncologice în țările cu venituri mici și mijlocii, au fost adăugate noi secțiuni în capitolul Schema Esențială TNM în ceea ce privește tumorile de colon, rect, cele ale glandei mamare și ale colului uterin și carcinoamele prostatei, dar și stadializări simplificate pentru tumorile pediatrice.

    Structura limpede și prelucrată pe baza unor tipare ușor de utilizat a capitolelor care cuprind subdiviziuni anatomice, rețele de drenaj ganglionar, clasificarea clinică și patologică TNM, gradul histopatologic, gruparea pe stadii și, mai nou, gruparea în funcție de prognostic (acolo unde este relevant) permite accesul fără întârziere la informații‑cheie.
    Un format reactualizat și cromatica folosită rafinează și sporește gradul de întrebuințare a acestei resurse indispensabile pentru toți specialiștii din medicină, oncologi, radioterapeuți, chirurgi, anatomopatologi, asistenți medicali, persoane abilitate să ofere îngrijiri paliative, pentru centre internaționale dedicate terapiilor cu viză oncologică, organizații guvernamentale și non‑guvernamentale implicate activ în lupta contra cancerului.

    DESPRE UICC
    „Unim comunitatea afectată de maladiile oncologice pentru a reduce problema globală pe care acestea o reprezintă, promovăm echitatea și integrăm controlul neoplaziilor în agenda universală pentru sănătate și dezvoltare”.

  • 160.00 lei

    The full spectrum of hepatocellular carcinoma is discusssed from epidemiology to prevention to indications for liver transplantation. Prevention, screening, biopsy staging, and diagnosis are all coverered.

  • 180.00 lei

    Extensively revised and updated, featuring recent advances in the field of oncology
    Features new chapters on biomarkers and childhood cancers presenting in adults
    Includes evidence-based medicine and additional further reading
    Contain

  • 20200lei 185.00 lei

    Looking after children with life-limiting conditions is very difficult for both parents and health care professionals. This second edition of Paediatric Palliative Medicine is full of easily-accessible, detailed information , and covers all aspects of the care of children with life-limiting illnesses. It is designed to equip clinicians with the knowledge, and its evidence base, to improve clinical care.

    Using the bestselling Oxford Specialist Handbook format to deliver practical and concise information, this handbook facilitates bedside delivery of effective palliative medicine to children. It includes a quick reference drug formulary and detailed information on medical conditions and symptom control. There are also specific management plans to guide professionals, whether the child is in their own home, in a hospital, or a hospice.

    Many children with long term conditions have symptoms which need management, and the principles of palliative care for children need to be known by all who are involved in their care. The unique significance of this handbook is its capacity to guide professionals who have not trained or had experience of caring for the dying child, as well as for students and trainees interested in paediatric palliative care.

    Children's palliative medicine encompasses symptom control but is not limited to it. This handbook also provides a wealth of information on the philosophy and models that support delivery of palliative medicine to children, as well as the learning and coping skills required in palliative care.

    Fully updated with an expanded formulary and a new chapter on the intensive care unit, this new edition continues to be the authoritative reference tool in paediatric palliative care.

  • 185.00 lei

    TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, 7 th Edition provides the latest, internationally agreed–uponstandards to describe and categorize cancer stages and progression.Published in affiliation with the International Union AgainstCancer (UICC), this authoritative guide contains important updatedorgan–specific classifications that oncologists and otherprofessionals who manage patients with cancer need to accuratelyclassify tumours for staging, prognosis and treatment. The major alterations addressed in the 7 th Edition concern carcinomas of the oesophagus and thegastroesophageal junction, stomach, lung, appendix, biliary tract,skin, and prostate. In addition, there are several entirely newclassifications: gastrointestinal carcinoids (neuroendocrine tumours) gastrointestinal stromal tumour upper aerodigestive mucosal melanoma Merkel cell carcinoma uterine sarcomas intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma adrenal cortical carcinoma. A new approach has also been adopted to separate anatomicalstage groupings from prognostic groupings in which other prognosticfactors are added to T, N, and M categories. These new prognosticgroupings, as well as the traditional anatomical groupings, arepresented for oesophageal and prostate carcinomas. Visit www.wileyanduicc.com formore information about the International Journal of Cancer and our other UICC book titles

  • 20200lei 185.00 lei

    Now fully revised and in its fourth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Oncology has been the essential go-to guide for students and practitioners in oncology for over a decade. The scientific basis and diagnosis of cancers is covered, as well as drugs, biomarkers, and the presentation and psychosocial aspects of oncology. Concise, practical, and comprehensive, there is no better companion for both common conditions and challenging emergencies. The field of oncology has surged forward since the last edition was published and the Oxford Handbook of Oncology has been fully revised and updated to reflect these recent advances so you can be sure that the vital information you need is in your hands. This handbook incorporates changes such as the understanding of the science of cancer, novel therapies in breast, lung, renal, and melanoma, molecular sub-classification of common solid cancers, personalized therapy approaches, new agents in hard to treat cancers, the benefits of new technologies in radiotherapy, and the emerging data on the importance of the immune response. Written by experts in the field to ensure that it is grounded in real life clinical practice, this handbook provides a concise guide to all aspects of oncology for all students, nurses, and junior faculty responsible for the care of cancer patients, while also providing further reading and highlighting areas of controversy for those who need a more detailed understanding.

  • Molecular Biology of Cancer
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    21500lei 195.00 lei

    Lauren Pecorino

    • Provides an engaging and manageable route into the complex subject of cancer biology
    • Describes the theoretical basis of cancer biology and shows how this theory is applied to develop new cancer therapies, giving students a clear appreciation of how theoretical knowledge can be translated into therapeutic strategies
    • Draws on the latest research in this dynamic field but presents it in a manner readily accessible to the student

    New to this Edition:

    • New full colour diagrams help students to visualize the key concepts explained in the text more effectively
    • Expanded coverage of tumour immunology and immunotherapy, discussing tumour suppression and tumour promotion mechanisms of the immune system and the exciting new applications of this knowledge towards developing cancer immunotherapies

  • 200.00 lei

    In curand si in limba romana!

    TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours eighth edition provides the latest, internationally agreed-upon standards to describe and categorize cancer stage. 
    • Published in affiliation with the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
    • Arranged by anatomical region, this authoritative pocket sized guide contains many important updated organ-specific classifications 
    • There are new classifications for p16 positive oropharyngeal carcinomas, carcinomas of the thymus, neuroendocrine tumours of the pancreas, and sarcomas 
    • To facilitate the collection of stage data for cancer surveillance in low and middle income countries there are new sections on Essential TNM and Paediatric Cancer Stage
    • New colour presentation

  • 22500lei 205.00 lei

    The single most important fact about breast cancer is the great variation in its natural history and its responsiveness to therapy from one patient to another. The clinician must integrate an assessment of the patient's likely course based on clinical and pathological staging and laboratory studies with objective evidence on the benefits of therapy. The primary aim of this book is to provide the clinician with the tools to do just that. Outcomes of clinical trials and details about commonly used drug regimens, drug dosage, and the expected side effects are summarized in generous tables and figures. Medical terminology has been defined and descriptions of the evolution in our thinking and understanding of the disease are often given to provide perspective in the interpretation of evidence from current studies for busy clinicians and trainees alike.

  • Manual of Clinical Oncology, 8e
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    23100lei 210.00 lei

    Concise, portable, and packed with essential information, Manual of Clinical Oncology is an indispensable resource for understanding basic science, clinical findings, and available technology as they relate to the diagnosis and management patients with cancer.  The practical format provides high-yield content useful for participating in rounds ad making diagnostic and therapeutic decisions at the bedside.  Edited by Dr. Bartosz Chmielowski  and Dr. Mary Territo, both from UCLA School of Medicine, this eighth edition carries on the tradition of excellence set forth by longtime editor Dr. Dennis Casciato.

    Key Features:

    • Incorporates recent major achievements in immunotherapies, biologics, and targeted therapies.
    • Features new chapters on the biology of cancer, immunotherapy, and cancer survivorship.
    • Contains numerous diagnostic and treatment algorithms, as well as content on complications, for assistance with clinical decision making.
    • Includes helpful appendices such as a glossary of cytogenetic nomenclature and combination chemotherapy regimens.

    Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience:

    • The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time — providing a seamless reading experience online or offline
    • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks
    • Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design
    • The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click

  • 40000lei 220.00 lei

     Proposed topics for this issue include: Overview of Colorectal Cancer Genetics; Familial Adenomatous Polyposis; MYH Associated Polyposis; Other genetic colorectal cancer syndromes; Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer – emphasis on MSH2/MLH1; Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer – emphasis on PMS2/MSH6; Familial Colorectal Cancer Syndrome Type X; Genome Wide Association Studies and Colorectal Cancer Risk; Genetic Counseling for Hereditary Colorectal Cancer; Genetic Testing for Hereditary Colorectal Cancer; Role of surgery in HNPCC and FAP.

  • 250.00 lei

    Radiation medicine has evolved on several fronts over the past decade and is a useful adjunct in the definitive, adjunctive, and palliative therapy for several solid and hematologic malignancies. This issue coupled with Part I publishing in February 2006

  • Manual of Interventional Oncology
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    295.00 lei

    This Manual of Interventional Oncology by Douglas Coldwell is the culmination of more than 30 years of training, hands-on practice, and skills learned from oncology colleagues. The successful practice of interventional oncology (IO) requires familiarity with all cancer interventions, and the ability to recognize each of their strengths and weaknesses. Acquiring basic knowledge of all facets of the vast, ever-evolving cancer treatment paradigm enables greater understanding of how IO fits into the broad cancer management continuum.

    The first five chapters lay a solid foundation, detailing essentials of medical and surgical oncology and radiation, followed by interventional radiology cancer treatments and agents used in cancer chemotherapy. Twelve cancer-specific chapters cover tumor management and discussion of minimally invasive, imageguided tumor ablation techniques for each type of cancer, as well as IO for pain management and palliative care.

    Key Highlights

    • IO interventions for prevalent cancers such as colorectal, pancreatic, prostate, liver, bladder, breast, lung, and gynecologic - and less common pathologies including neuroendocrine tumors of the gastrointestinal tract and cholangiocarcinoma
    • More than 125 illustrations accompany succinct discussions of pathology, epidemiology, genetics, staging, treatment, outcomes, and IO options for each type of tumor
    • An overview of clinical trials provides a glimpse of future IO innovations
    • A road map to a successful IO career includes pearls gleaned from years of managing a thriving practice

    This definitive guide is a must-have for clinicians working in the field of vascular and interventional radiology. It provides interventional radiologists with the necessary building blocks, information, and techniques to thrive in this rapidly evolving specialty.

  • 48600lei 300.00 lei

    he first Amirsys[registered] publication devoted solely to genitourinary cancers has finally arrived. In "Specialty Imaging[trademark]: Genitourinary Oncology", Dr. Akram Shaaban and team skillfully guide clinicians through the imaging appearances, staging, and treatment techniques for cancers of the kidney, bladder, adrenal glands, urethra, testicle, and prostate. The 130 pages of fast-reading, bulleted text are enriched with well over 450 vivid images, each of which identifies and explains clinically significant factors. The recently published "Seventh Edition AJCC" cancer staging tables are included to aid the staging discussions, providing definitions for TNM and AJCC prognostic groups for all genitourinary cancers. This is a must-have reference for radiologists, oncologists, and others whose work quality depends on an accurate understanding of genitourinary system cancers.

  • 335.00 lei

    Perry’s The Chemotherapy Source Book, now in its fifth edition, provides information on the choice of chemotherapeutic agents, the use of combination chemotherapy, and the toxicity of individual drugs. Organized by site, this is the only book of its kind to focus strictly on the clinical practice of chemotherapy, and is meant to serve as a “one-stop shop” for information on choice of chemotherapeutic agents, treatment outlines, grading of side effects, and dose modification.

  • 376.00 lei

    With full revisions and updates, plus new chapters on herbs and vitamins, "triptans," headache during breast feeding, menstrual migraine, opiate abuse, cervicogenic causes of headache, and exercise and sexual headache, this book presents a full and in-depth range of information for primary care physicians and neurologists.

  • Interventional Oncology
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    385.00 lei

     Interventional Oncology is a concise, practical guide to state-of-the-art, image-guided procedures that are among the most innovative and effective cancer treatment options available today. Each chapter is presented in a similar format that includes indications, contraindications, patient selection, pre-procedure workup, technique, post procedure management, and clinical data. This book is the perfect high-yield manual for practitioners to consult before seeing oncology patients, as well as for intra and post-procedure management.
    Key Features:


    High-quality color illustrations and multi-modality clinical images


    Covers all the latest interventional oncology procedures


    Chapter authors are leading authorities in the field


    Tips and pearls at the end of each chapter and a comprehensive set of references

    This book is an excellent clinical guide for seasoned interventional radiologists as well as trainees in interventional oncology to consult on a day–to–day basis.

  • 41500lei 385.00 lei

    Understand and apply the scientific advances that are revolutionizing cancer research and practice with Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology: Primer of the Molecular Biology of Cancer. Derived from DeVita, Hellman, and Rosenberg's Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology - widely hailed as the definitive clinical reference in oncology - the second editon of this popular Primer focuses on the molecular biology information that is of critical importance to research scientists and clinical oncologists alike.* Get up-to-date, dependable coverage of every important frontier in aspect of the molecular biology of cancer with contributions from a noteworthy roster of leading scientists and clinicians, featuring an updated version of the classic "Hallmarks of Cancer" by Hanahan and Weinberg* See how molecular biology advances are impacting clinical practice with separate chapters on each of the 19 most common cancer types.* Navigate the challenges and ethical dilemmas of cancer genetics with a thorough section chapters on genetic counseling and genetic testing.Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:*Complete content with enhanced navigation* A powerful search that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web*Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation*Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text* Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues*Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use

  • 386.00 lei

    This book is designed for clinical cardiologists and other physicians working with cardiac patients, where specific specialized teams of cardio-oncologists are not available and who are called to perform a clinical consultation to evaluate both the cardiac condition and the eligibility for chemotherapy or radiotherapy treatment, and to evaluate if a cancer treatment produces toxic effects on a patient treated with chemo or radiotherapy and if appearance of new symptoms is due to this treatment. In recent years, progress in oncologic therapy has resulted in important developments and the prognostic improvement of patients with malignancy. The cornerstone of chemotherapy are the anthracyclines (and the analogue Mitoxantrone), that are direct cellular toxic agents and that are among the most powerful anti-neoplastic drugs, but their cardiac toxicity is well known. Significant breakthroughs in cancer therapy have also been achieved with the introduction of signalling inhibitors, such as VEGF inhibitors, HERB2 inhibitors or TK inhibitors used alone or in combination with direct cellular toxic drugs. However, these signalling inhibitors may interact also with cardiovascular signalling and therefore may have functional or structural effects on the myocardium. This can be permanent or reversible, with impairment of the global conditions and important side effects, and increase both morbidity and mortality and worsening of quality of life. Chemotherapy and radiotherapy can have acute detrimental effects that can be present for years after treatment and that can lead to cardiac consequences also after long periods of no clinic sequelae. Patient numbers with cancer problems will dramatically increase in the next years and thus every cardiologist will need to have the correct information and the skills to manage these situations in the correct way. This book will provide these tools for them.

  • Harrison's Hematology and Oncology, 3e
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    43800lei 390.00 lei

    Hematology and Oncology-with all the authority of Harrison's!

     

    Featuring the chapters on Hematology and Oncology that appear in the landmark Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e, this compact clinical companion delivers all the latest knowledge in the field, backed by the scientific rigor and reliability that have defined Harrison's.

    Featuring a full color format, chapters from the HPIM 17, material from the acclaimed Harrison's DVD, selfassessment questions, and selected content from Harrison's Practice, Harrison's Hematology and Oncology serves as a great textbook and clinical reference for a range of users from students to seasoned clinicians.

    Harrison's Hematology and Oncology delivers:

    §  A unique single-source reference delivering hard-to-find information

    §  Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management topics in each of the diseases-oriented chapters

    §  52 chapters written by physicians who have made seminal contributions in their areas of expertise

    §  115 high-yield self-assessment Q&A for exam and board review

    §  Complete coverage of need-to-know topics, including the latest information on hematopoiesis, cancer cell biology, and cancer prevention

    §  Helpful appendix that highlights laboratory values of clinical importance

    Everything you would expect from Harrison's tailored to your specialty:
      SECTION I: THE CELLULAR BASIS OF HEMATOPOIESIS 

      SECTION II: CARDINAL MANIFESTATIONS OF HEMATOLOGIC DISEASE 

      SECTION III: ANEMIAS 

      SECTION IV: MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS 

      SECTION V: HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES 

      SECTION VI: DISORDERS OF HEMOSTASIS 

      SECTION VII: BIOLOGY OF CANCER 

      SECTION VIII: PRINCIPLES OF CANCER PREVENTION AND TREATMENT 

      SECTION IX: NEOPLASTIC DISORDERS 

      SECTION X: ENDOCRINE NEOPLASIA 

      SECTION XI: REMOTE EFFECTS OF CANCER 

      SECTION XII: ONCOLOGIC EMERGENCIES AND LATE EFFECTS AND COMPLICATIONS OF CANCER AND ITS TREATMENT

  • 43500lei 390.00 lei

    This book addresses the day-to-day treatment planning issues that radiation oncologists are likely to encounter during the treatment of breast cancer patients and provides numerous practical “tips” that will assist in navigation of the treatment planning process, from delineation of the tumor boundaries to discrimination of adjacent normal tissues and critical structures at risk of radiation injury. Differences in target delineation and treatment planning according to technique are emphasized, with coverage of conventional radiation therapy and advanced techniques including cardiac-sparing approaches, e.g., using active breathing control, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, proton beam therapy, and electron beam therapy post mastectomy. Individual chapters also focus on radiation setup and verification techniques and radiation treatment planning systems. The book, which is part of the Springer series Practical Guides in Radiation Oncology, is designed for hands-on use by radiation oncology residents/fellows in training and practicing radiation oncologists.

  • 47500lei 400.00 lei

    This up-to-date, hands-on manual offers clear guidance on contouring and treatment planning for both standard and advanced radiation therapy in patients with gastrointestinal cancers and simultaneously draws together the available relevant clinical data for each type of cancer with a view to driving treatment recommendations. The full range of malignancies is covered, including esophageal, gastric, pancreatic, hepatic, biliary, colon, rectal, and anal cancers and pelvic recurrences. Additional chapters are devoted to stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) to the liver for metastatic disease. The management of gastrointestinal cancers with radiation therapy has become increasingly complex. Specifically, the emergence of new techniques such as SBRT and intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) has further increased the need to understand how to contour targets and organs at risk, how to perform safe treatment planning, and when to apply these technologies. In this context, Radiation Therapy for Gastrointestinal Cancers represents an ideal reference for both established clinical radiation oncologists and radiation oncology residents.

  • 430.00 lei

    Overview

    Completely revised and updated for 2018, the Physicians’ Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual is an up-to-date guide to the latest information on standard therapy and recent advances in the field. Written by world-class experts in clinical cancer therapeutics, this essential reference provides a complete, easy-to-use catalogue of over 100 drugs and commonly used drug regimens—both on- and off-label—for the treatment of all the major cancers.

    Features

    §  A specific chapter focused on antiemetic treatment regimens for both acute and delayed nausea/vomiting

    §  Diagrams of drug structures and pathways for many of the agents

    §  A comprehensive discussion of clinical pharmacology, special considerations, indications, and dosages

    §  Covers toxicity and drug–drug interactions

    §  A section on chemotherapy regimens for all major cancers

    §  Provides an overview of the basic principles of cancer drug therapy
    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1: Principles of Cancer Chemotherapy
    Chapter 2: Chemotherapeutic and Biologic Drugs
    Chapter 3: Guidelines for Chemotherapy and Dosing Modifications
    Chapter 4: Common Chemotherapy Regimens in Clinical Practice
    Chapter 5: Antiemetic Agents for the Treatment of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

  • 431.00 lei

    Lung cancer is the neoplastic disease with the highest mortality numbers in the world. The disease is very common in industrialized countries. This textbook synthesizes the basic science of lung cancer with state-of-the-art accounts of diagnosis and treat

  • 48300lei 435.00 lei

    The main objective of this book is to provide radiation oncologists with a clear, up-to-date guide to tumor delineation and contouring of organs at risk. With this in mind, a detailed overview of recent advances in imaging for radiation treatment planning is presented. Novel concepts for target volume delineation are explained, taking into account the innovations in imaging technology. Special attention is paid to the role of the newer imaging modalities, such as positron emission tomography and diffusion and perfusion magnetic resonance imaging. All of the most important tumor entities treated with radiation therapy are covered in the book. Each chapter is devoted to a particular tumor type and has been written by a recognized expert in that topic.

  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
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    48300lei 435.00 lei

    This book presents 50 cases, encompassing a broad range of oncoplastic breast surgeries. Each case is dedicated to a particular surgical technique, using classifications of “good, bad, and ugly” to point out potential pitfalls and to optimize post-surgery results. With the help of more than 500 high-quality illustrations and photos and detailed step-by-step instructions the editors, respected experts in their field, describe the most common procedures.

    Now in its second edition, this comprehensive surgical atlas provides practical guidance for various oncoplastic techniques used in breast conservation surgery and mastectomy with immediate reconstruction.

    The book will be a valuable resource not only for surgeons specialized in breast cancer therapy, but also for general surgeons and gynecologists as well as for plastic and reconstructive surgeons.

  • 435.00 lei

    There are few publications about drug interactions in chemotherapy and even less about pediatric oncology treatment. For this reason, the present book is intended to offer guidelines about drug interactions for physicians, pharmacists and the other healthcare professionals involved in the chemotherapy of pediatric patients. In this book the reader will have access to a primary introduction for the major diseases in pediatric oncology, followed by the major therapeutic protocols. Following that, the most important drug interactions in pediatric oncology treatment are presented and discussed in detail. Finally, important topics such as Drug-Food Interactions are addressed. Drug Therapy and Interactions in Pediatric Oncology focuses in great detail on the drug interactions in Pediatric Oncohematology and will be an indispensable resource in daily practice for a wide range of health providers.

  • 443.00 lei

    This volume contains the majority of the invited keynote lectures presented by experts at the Third International Conference on Controversies in Tumor Prevention and Genetics on 12-14 February 2004 in St.Gallen, Switzerland. Together, they reveal the late

  • 450.00 lei

     Creating clinical guidelines is a modern trend. Published studies pertaining to a given theme are collected, their credibility evaluated, and then treatment options in the form of evidence-based guidelines are offered. There are a number of guidelines for the treatment of thyroid tumors that have established positions in clinical practice in North America and in Western European countries. In Japan, however, where radioisotope facilities are of limited availability, treatment plans for differentiated thyroid cancer differ considerably from those of America and Europe, and the associated clinical guidelines need modification before they can be adopted. In addition, although thyroid tumor is a common disease in endocrine practice, its management can differ even among specialists. Thus, a Japanese clinical guideline for the treatment of thyroid tumor was desired by many clinicians. As a combination of evidence-based and consensus-based guidelines for the treatment of thyroid tumor, this book offers alternatives to conventional approaches in the West. Ultimately, the authors hope the guideline will lead to the best possible treatment for patients all over the world in the not-distant future.

  • 463.00 lei

    This textbook provides a comprehensive resource for clinicians and researchers regarding immunomodulatory (IMiDS) drugs and their rapidly emerging role in cancer medicine. This new class of anticancer agents has made a tremendous impact on the treatment o

  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Cancer Surgery
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    53100lei 475.00 lei

    This unique guide describes colorectal surgery procedures using medical terminology and anatomical terms originating from embryology.

    In the last decade, laparoscopic procedures in gastrointestinal surgery have been enhanced and their safety has significantly improved. With the number of cases of colorectal cancer surgery increasing and laparoscopic surgery no longer considered a specialized surgery, the recognition of the correct anatomy is vital in these procedures. Unfortunately, however, the understanding of clinical anatomy is frequently separate from that of basic surgical concepts. Initially, the dissecting layer should be presumed to derive from the fascial anatomy based on embryological recognition. Furthermore, the techniques currently being used by surgeons should be described in sufficient detail and the appropriate anatomical terms should always be used. In view of this, this valuable monograph benefits gastrointestinal surgeons and general surgeons who are involved in the treatment of colorectal cancer.

  • 53100lei 475.00 lei

    This book offers essential information on basic and translational research in gastric cancer, while also illustrating potential opportunities for its application in clinical practice. Gastric cancer is the fourth-most-common cancer globally and the second-leading cause of cancer deaths. It is known to be a heterogeneous disease with varied responses to “one-size-fits-all” treatments. Expanding our knowledge of cancer cell genetics may help us to explore more effective treatments in gastric cancer. The research on molecular mechanisms and its clinical applications, both presented here, will help readers gain an in-depth understanding of gastric cancer and its effective treatment.

    The book’s four sections cover personalized medicine, precise regional therapy, immunotherapy and nanomedicine in gastric cancer. Each part presents the state of art, recent advances and the authors’ experiences. Moreover, several interesting cases are described to demonstrate how gastric cancer patients benefit from translational research. This informative and attractively presented book on precision treatment in gastric cancer, including experimental findings and clinical treatment options, offers a valuable resource for oncologists and graduate students working in the field of gastric cancer.

  • 85400lei 480.00 lei

    With the advent of computer technology and medical imaging, treatment planning in radiation oncology has evolved from a way of devising beam arrangements to a sophisticated process whereby imaging scanners are used to define target volume, simulators are used to outline treatment volume, and computers are used to select optimal beam arrangements for treatment. As such, this book is designed to provide a comprehensive discussion of the clinical, physical, and technical aspects of treatment planning. The intent of Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology is to review these methodologies and present a contemporary version of the treatment planning process. --NEW Each chapter in the previous edition will be updated to the state-of-the-art in the field --NEW For the first time book will be in 4-c with companion solution site and image bank. --NEW Seven new chapters have been added (Treatment Simulation, Treatment Planning Algorithms Protons, SBRT, Electron Beam Therapy, Proton Beam Therapy, Normal Tissue Tolerance, GYN Malignancies) --NEW The most important areas of updates of existing material ar: e 3-D CRT, IMRT, IGRT, and treatment plan evaluation --Emphasizes the modern treatment planning process including physics as well as clinical radiation oncology --Khan is a very well respected leader in this field; his co-editors and contributors are 1st-class. --Takes a total team approach, including the radiation oncologist, medical physicist and dosimetrist

  • 57000lei 500.00 lei

    The AJCC Cancer Staging Manual is used by physicians and health care professionals throughout the world to facilitate the uniform description and reporting of neoplastic diseases. Proper classification and staging of cancer is essential for the physician to assign proper treatment, evaluate results of management and clinical trials, and to serve as the standard for local, regional and international reporting on cancer incidence and outcome.


    Significantly expanded and developed by international disease site expert panels, the Eighth Edition AJCC Cancer Staging Manual brings together all the currently available knowledge on staging of cancer at various anatomic sites. In this edition, evidence-based TNM staging is supplemented, as appropriate, by selected molecular markers and newly acquired insights into the molecular underpinnings of cancer. This edition features 12 entirely new staging systems, a wide range of changed or new staging definitions, and a refined emphasis on a personalized-medicine approach. To enhance the print and electronic usability of the cancer staging forms, they are now available exclusively for access and downloading at www.cancerstaging.org.

    The Eighth Edition AJCC Cancer Staging Manual remains the gold standard reference for oncologists, surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, cancer registrars and medical professionals world-wide to ensure that all those caring for cancer patients are fully versed in the language of cancer staging.

  • 57100lei 510.00 lei

    • A globally relevant and comprehensive text with an easy-to-update online version in order to keep pace with new developments in this rapidly changing field.
    • Written by an international team of co-editors, with chapters arranged in accordance with the widely accepted WHO classification of tumour subtypes.
    • A comprehensive overview of each of the tumour subtypes, with management plans for both adult and paediatric populations.

    Part of the Oxford Textbooks in Clinical Neurology series, the Oxford Textbook of Neuro-Oncology covers the pathophysiology, diagnosis, classification, and management of tumours of the nervous system. The book provides a comprehensive overview of tumour subtypes, in accordance with WHO classifications, along with management plans for adult and paediatric populations. The international team of co-editors ensures that expert commentaries on existing and wide-reaching diagnostic and treatment guidelines (including NCCN and ESMO) are accessible by a global audience.

  • 518.00 lei

    The pituitary gland is an important one since it controls several of the other hormone glands such as the thyroid and adrenals. A pituitary adenoma is an abnormal growth, or tumor in this gland and they are the subject of very active clinical and patholog

  • 520.00 lei

    Handbook of Supportive and Palliative Radiation Oncology serves as a practical tool and rapid reference to assist radiation oncology practitioners in direct patient care with common palliative care issues. Containing the most recent advances in translational palliative care research, each chapter is organized in a succinct fashion to discuss major symptom burdens, suggested assessment, and various management options. Each symptom and disease section is written to be a rapid, practical guide for clinicians on the floor.

    The book starts with general approaches in palliative radiation oncology that are followed by a section that focuses on common symptoms in palliative care and their management. The next section of the book is devoted to site and disease-specific evaluation, intervention, and management.

    This handbook provides general guidelines and management recommendations for common clinical vignettes encountered by palliative radiation oncology practitioners and supported by palliative radiation oncology research. Concise references are cited to support treatment recommendation.



    • Provides a quick reference for the busy clinician
    • Details standard of care resources for researchers of palliative and supportive care
    • Contains updated standards of care for palliative medicine and a list of common medications and dosages
    • Includes a comprehensive index by symptom and condition to facilitate quick reference

  • 527.00 lei

    An authoritative work that provides a detailed review of the current status of practice and research in cancer prevention and control – an essential reference guide and tool for primary care physicians, the research community and students. Written as a collaborative work by the faculty of the nationally-renowned Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the Arizona Cancer Center, this book harnesses the expertise of researchers, investigators and clinicians in cancer prevention and control, to provide insights into this field for the benefit of nonspecialists.

  • 62000lei 540.00 lei

    This book deals with the essential factors in the personalization of treatment for primary breast cancer. These include host issues, lymph node surgery, radiation therapy, and preoperative systemic treatment requiring specialized knowledge, multidisciplinary care experience, techniques, and research. Locoregional treatment in conjunction with systemic treatments is another important factor, with options for local therapy significantly affected by genetic BRCA mutation. Axillary treatment issues have become top priorities in recent primary breast cancer care, and these are highlighted in the book’s presentation of technological advances in lymph node mapping and diagnosis, axillary clearance in patients with nodal metastasis, and the role of axillary surgery. Attention is also given to locoregional treatment after preoperative systemic therapy. Because therapeutic impact differs depending upon biological characteristics such as tumor subtype, local therapy should be based both on tumor biology and on therapeutic response in parallel. Associated translational research and mathematical prediction tools such as nomograms also are introduced. This book provides the essence of primary breast cancer care, particularly its individualization with novel therapeutic concepts and strategies, and will greatly benefit physicians and clinical investigators in breast cancer institutions.

  • 540.00 lei

    Bone Cancer, 2nd Edition comprehensively investigates key discoveries in the field of bone biology over the last five years that have led to the development of entirely new areas for investigation, such as therapies which combine surgery and biological approaches. The Second Edition expands on the original overview of bone cancer development (physiology and pathophysiology), with key chapters from the first edition, and offers numerous new chapters describing the new concepts of bone cancer biology and therapy, for both primary bone tumors as well as bone metastases. Each chapter has been written by internationally recognized specialists on the bone cancer microenvironment, bone metastases, osteoclast biology in bone cancer, proteomics, bone niche, circulating tumor cells, and clinical trials. Given the global prevalence of breast and prostate cancers, knowledge of bone biology has become essential for everyone within the medical and cancer research communities. Bone Cancer continues to offer the only translational reference to cover all aspects of primary bone cancer and bone metastases - from bench to bedside: development (cellular and molecular mechanisms), genomic and proteomic analyses, clinical analyses (histopathology, imaging, pain monitoring), as well as new therapeutic approaches and clinical trials for primary bone tumors and bone metastases. Presents a comprehensive, translational source for all aspects of primary bone cancer and bone metastases in one reference work Provides a common language for cancer researchers, bone biologists, oncologists, and radiologists to discuss bone tumors and how bone cancer metastases affects each major organ system Offers insights to research clinicians (oncologists and radiologists) into understanding the molecular basis of bone cancer, leading to more well-informed diagnoses and treatment of tumors and metastases Offers insights to bone biologists into how clinical observations and practices can feed back into the research cycle and, therefore, can contribute to the development of more targeted genomic and proteomic assays

  • 60100lei 540.00 lei

     This unique book deals with both inflammation and cancer in a single source of publication. They are seldom grouped together although it has been known that both diseases are closely associated, particularly in the gastrointestinal tract and liver. As the book touches on two such major areas of diseases in humans, it should be of interest to a wider audience of researchers and readers. It is noted that the book combines the effort of both basic scientists and clinicians from different countries with extensive experiences in molecular biology and clinical practice to unveil the most updated picture of the pathogenesis and therapeutic strategies in the treatment of inflammation and cancer in the digestive tract. In this regard, potential pathogenic modulators and also therapeutic options are widely discussed. These types of information would definitely broaden our knowledge in better understanding these diseases.

  • 60000lei 540.00 lei

    Provides a detailed analysis of the study of genes and environments and their interaction, and how the use of population sciences facilitates translation and application of new discoveries ·Delves into inherited genetic susceptibility as wells as epigenetics and risk of cancer ·Presents the use of genomics as the latest tool in translational epidemiology ·Examines how cancer epidemiology plays a role public health policy Population studies and epidemiology facilitate the discovery of genetic and environmental determinants of cancer and the development of new approaches to cancer control and prevention, therefore they play a central role in the creation of health policies. Cancer Epidemiology compiles areas of research which cover etiological factors or determinants that contribute to the development of cancer and describe the the latest technologies in cancer epidemiology. In Volume 1, Host Susceptibility Factors, leading experts provide chapters on cancer incidence, prevalence, mortality and surveillance, methods, technologies and study design in cancer epidemiology as well as host susceptibility factors in cancer epidemiology. Although a non-standard volume of the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology™ series, this comprehensive text retains the commitment of the series to collecting the kind of detailed, up-to-date information and implementation advice that is crucial for getting optimal results.

    Oferta speciala!!! 600 lei  540 lei

  • 60000lei 540.00 lei

    Provides a detailed analysis of the study of genes and environments and their interaction and how the use of population sciences facilitates translation and application of new discoveries ·Delves into inherited genetic susceptibility as well as epigenetics and the risk of cancer ·Presents the use of genomics as the latest tool in translational epidemiology ·Examines how cancer epidemiology plays a role in public health policy ·Provides the latest information on modifiable factors in cancer epidemiology: disparities, lifestyle, energy balance and physical activity, smoking and alcohol intake ·Studies how host susceptibility factors such as race and ethinicity influence the risk of cancer ·Details the role of novel technologies and methodologies in unlocking the mysteries of interactions of gene and environment to early detection and intervention of cancers ·Covers the role of cutting-edge technology in predicting genetic mutation caused by gene and environment ·Provides comprehensive information on the epidemiology of organ specific cancers.

    Oferta speciala!!! 600 lei  540 lei

  • 66800lei 555.00 lei

    The latest, groundbreaking addition to the Advances in Surgical Pathology series, Breast Cancer offers a thorough overview of the disease and the most recent data and technologies used in breast cancer surgery and diagnosis. Whether you’re a new or experienced pathologist or oncologist, or prepping for boards or certification, this is an irreplaceable volume.
     
    Key Features:

    • NEW and updated information on molecular subtypes, predictive and prognostic markers, premalignant and precursor lesions.
    • Coverage of topics including: intraductal papillary carcinoma and variants; microinvasive carcinoma; invasive micropapillary carcinoma
    • More than 250 full-color photos and ultrasound images illustrate the content
    • Special focus on the convergence of pathology and radiology
    • Chapters cover areas including: cytology; imaging and gross features; histology; differential diagnosis; immunohistochemistry; pathogenesis; and molecular genetics of each cancer type

  • 575.00 lei

    Written by an international team of authors the Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care integrates clinical wisdom with empirical findings. It draws upon the history of communication science, providing the reader with a comprehensive curriculum for applied communication skills training.

    An essential resource, the Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care is filled with tips and strategies for effective communication about difficult and challenging communication. In focusing on cancer and the end-of-life, it deals with the existential and spiritual challenges found across all of medicine, providing deep insights into what is at stake and how clinicians might optimally respond. This authoritative and wide-ranging book provides clinicians with state-of-the-art and evidence-based guidelines to achieve effective, patient-centred communication in the clinical settings of oncology and palliative care.

    Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition includes sections on the curriculum for nurses, the core curriculum, and an introductory section on communication science. The chapters embrace specialty issues across the clinical disciplines, from enrolling in clinical trials, working in teams, and discussing genetic risk, to talking about sexuality, infertility, and intercultural issues. An educational perspective is also provided, with chapters covering communication skills training, how to evaluate courses, and international models of training.

  • 62500lei 575.00 lei

     The first laparoscopy-assisted gastrectomy for gastric cancer was performed in Japan in 1991. In the ensuing 20 years, at first through a process of trial and error, then through the sharing of master surgeons’ accumulated experience, the procedure has been honed and refined to its current high level. From the beginning, it soon became evident that this much less invasive form of gastrectomy, in comparison with traditional open surgery, led to improved quality of life for postsurgical patients, and use of the procedure spread rapidly among gastric surgeons.  Early on, however, there were calls for the establishment of standard techniques and procedures to be followed, with a recognized need to improve the level of safety and the quality of lymph node dissection for local control in cancer treatment. Toward that end, the Laparoscopy-Assisted  Gastrectomy Club  was formed in 1999. In the following year, because both Japan and Korea experience a high rate of gastric cancer, specialists from those two nations came together to form the Japan–Korea  Laparoscopic  Gastrectomy  Joint Seminar, to facilitate and encourage the exchange of vital information. The result has been to achieve an evolving consensus among specialists in the field of endoscopic surgery in Japan and Korea with expertise that can be shared worldwide. A compilation of the current state-of-the-art is now presented in this volume, with accompanying DVD, which will be of great value to all endoscopic surgeons who perform laparoscopic gastrectomy.

  • 65200lei 585.00 lei

    This book focuses on early diagnosis and multidisciplinary treatment, which is the key to preventing the occurrence of the liver metastases in colorectal cancer, and to increasing the resection rate of the liver metastasis foci and the 5-year survival after surgery.

    This book is divided into five parts: the introduction, basics, diagnosis, treatment and prevention. It has 20 chapters in total, covering the latest advances in colorectal cancer liver metastases epidemiology, pathogenesis, molecular diagnostics, marker screening, imaging technology, surgery, chemotherapy and prevention, etc. It provides professionals with up-to-date and comprehensive information on colorectal liver metastases. This book is relevant for senior surgeons and physicians working in oncology, general surgery, chemotherapy, digestive medicine, liver medicine and hepatic surgery.

  • 69700lei 605.00 lei

    Covering the history of breast cancer, theory of radiofrequency ablation (RFA), resection of carcinoma, imaging before and after non-surgical ablation therapy and quality of life, this book focuses on extensive breast-conserving treatment for the preservation of a cosmetically acceptable breast. It investigates the feasibility of percutaneous, minimally invasive techniques to ablate breast tumors and several modalities such as cryosurgery, laser ablation, thermoablation and high-intensity focused ultrasound. Non-surgical Ablation Therapy for Early-stage Breast Cancer centers on RFA and provides insights into cryoablation and focused ultrasound surgery. 
    RFA has been shown to be effective for treating tumors in many types of tissue, including liver, bone, brain, kidney, pancreas and prostate. As such this book is a valuable resource for breast and general surgeons, radiation oncologists and medical oncologists in all areas. The extensive discussions enable scholars to gain radiological expertise and a basic understanding of molecular biology, leading to better surgery without scalpels.

    Table of contents (20 chapters)

    • Introduction

      Kinoshita, Takayuki

      Pages 1-10

    • Evolution of Operative Methods in Japan

      Ikeda, Tadashi

      Pages 11-18

    • New Trends and Development in Breast Surgery

      Shigekawa, Takashi (et al.)

      Pages 19-28

    • A Theory of Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)

      Jimbo, Kenjiro (et al.)

      Pages 29-37

    • RFA of Breast Cancer: Criteria and Procedure

      Wada, Noriaki

      Pages 39-52

    • RFA of Breast Cancer: Technique 1, Requisite Skills and Pitfalls to Avoid

      Fujisawa, Tomomi

      Pages 53-63

    • RFA of Breast Cancer: Technique2, Knack and Pitfall

      Ito, Toshikazu

      Pages 65-76

    • Histopathological Evaluation of the Therapeutic Effect of RFA for Early Breast Cancer

      Tsuda, Hitoshi (et al.)

      Pages 77-88

    • Importance of Breast Imaging Before and After RFA Therapy

      Nakamura, Rikiya (et al.)

      Pages 89-103

    • Cosmetic Evaluation of RFA

      Fujisawa, Tomomi

      Pages 105-112

    • RFA of Breast Cancer: A Multicenter Retrospective Analysis

      Ito, Toshikazu

      Pages 113-117

    • RFA with a Cool-Tip Electrode in Early Breast Cancer

      Kinoshita, Takayuki

      Pages 119-131

    • RFA with a LeVeen Needle Electrode in Early Breast Cancer

      Imoto, Shigeru

      Pages 133-141

    • RFA of Early Breast Cancer Followed by Delayed Surgical Resection

      Ohtani, Shoichiro

      Pages 143-153

    • RFA of Early Breast Cancer Without Resection

      Takahashi, Masato

      Pages 155-161

    • Prospective Study of RFA of Early Breast Cancer Without Resection

      Asaga, Sota (et al.)

      Pages 163-171

    • MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery of Breast Cancer

      Furusawa, Hidemi

      Pages 173-181

    • Ultrasonography Guided Nonsurgical Cryoablation for Small Breast Cancer

      Fukuma, Eisuke

      Pages 183-198

    • Importance of Breast Imaging Before and After Nonsurgical Ablation Therapy

      Tozaki, Mitsuhiro

      Pages 199-209

    • Future and Development of Nonsurgical Ablation of Breast Cancer

      Mitsuyama, Shoshu

      Pages 211-224

  • 65000lei 610.00 lei

    Offering practical approaches to common clinical problems, Gynecologic Radiation Oncology: A Practical Guide compiles the extensive clinical experience of Drs. Patricia J. Eifel and Ann H. Klopp from MD Anderson Cancer Center into one user-friendly volume. This reference addresses practical aspects of the field:  how to evaluate the role of radiation therapy in various clinical settings, how to explain the rationale for treatment recommendations to referring physicians and patients, when and how to apply various external beam and brachytherapy techniques to address specific clinical problems, and how to monitor and manage patients during and after treatment.  The book focuses on the following items, which can have immediate application to the treatment of patients with gynecologic cancers.


    Key Features:

    ·          Addresses the techniques, methods, and challenging decisions that characterize the day-to-day practice of gynecologic radiation oncology.

    ·         Features more than 700 figures and tables that highlight key information – from initial patient evaluation and treatment recommendation, through the process of radiation treatment planning and delivery, to post-treatment monitoring of patients for recurrence and treatment-related side effects.

    ·         Covers sites of origin, the principles of tumor biology, multidisciplinary management, clinical evaluation, radiation therapy treatment planning and delivery, and symptom management, as well as the features of individual disease sites.

    ·         Includes more than 50 case studies that demonstrate how concepts are applied in real-life clinical situations.

    ·         Provides references that are particularly helpful in clinical decision-making, emphasizing important clinical trials, meta-analyses of relevant data and high-quality review articles.

    ·         Explains not only the insights gained from the clinical literature but also the opportunities for misinterpretation, suggesting how trial results can be more accurately applied to everyday clinical practice.

    ·         Uses extensive cross-referencing throughout to help you navigate the text and find related topics quickly.

    Purchase of the print addition includes a bundled interactive eBook, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features such as:

    ·         Complete content with enhanced navigation

    ·         Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web

    ·         Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation

    ·         Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text

    ·         Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues

    ·         Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use

  • 620.00 lei

    Features · Approaches the topic from a global perspective with particular emphasis on practice in Europe and North America · Uses a multidisciplinary approach, reflecting the varying needs of the palliative care team · Features a new section on the assessment and management of effects of medical treatments as well as a new section on rehabilitation and survivorship · Includes new information on chemotherapy- and radiation therapy-induced emesis, geriatric palliative care, and hormonal therapy and targeted agents · Covers palliative care in less developed nations Summary "…the thoroughness of the text has to be admired. It is an excellent starting point for students of palliative care which makes an important contribution to any library." —British Journal of Hospital Medicine "… covers a plethora of topics ranging from the development of palliative medicine in different countries to clinical topics and bioethics … an excellent palliative medicine resource." —Darrell A. Owens, DNP, University of Washington Medicine in Doody’s Book Reviews The second edition of the Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care builds upon the strengths of the previous edition, providing an alternative approach to this ever-growing specialty. In the absence of an international curriculum for the study of palliative medicine, this textbook continues to provide the essential guidance for those either embarking upon a career in palliative medicine or already established in the field. With additional chapters covering all the different aspects of supportive care, the second edition expands upon its unique evidence-based, multi-professional approach and global perspective ensured by the international team of editors and contributing authors. It features an entirely new section on the assessment and management of effects of medical treatments as well as a new section on rehabilitation and survivorship. This edition also contains new material on chemotherapy- and radiation therapy-induced emesis, geriatric palliative care, and hormonal therapy and targeted agents. With an emphasis on providing palliative service anywhere in the world, including the need to provide such care in developing nations, the book is an ideal complement to the narrative approach of other texts on the topic. It is essential reading for all palliative care physicians in training and in practice, as well as palliative and support care nurses and other health professionals on the palliative care team.

  • 627.00 lei

    Filling a gap in the literature, this guide provides expert recommendations and research on carcinoma of an unknown primary site (CUP). Covering the identification, diagnosis, and management of CUP with illustrative and reader-friendly clinical case examp

  • 86600lei 630.00 lei

    Thoroughly revised and updated, this Fourth Edition is the most comprehensive, current reference on lung cancer, with contributions from the world's foremost surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, pulmonologists, and basic scientists. Coverage includes complete information on combined modality treatments for small cell and non-small cell lung cancer and on complications of treatment and management of metastases. Emphasis is also given to early detection, screening, prevention, and new imaging techniques. This edition has expanded thoracic oncology chapters including thymus, mesothelioma, and mediastinal tumors, more detailed discussion of targeted agents, and state-of-the-art information on newer techniques in radiotherapy. Other highlights include more international contributors and greater discussion of changes in lung cancer management in each region of the world.

  • 630.00 lei

    In the last decade, emergent technologies have enhanced our understanding of genomic, transcriptional, proteomic, epigenetic, and immune mechanisms in carcinogenesis. This improved understanding has enabled the development of targeted cancer therapies and personalized management, and transformed conventional treatment paradigms. It has provided the framework for the discovery of new targets, for validation of novel agents, for combination therapies predicated upon scientific rationale, and for clinical trials that have already markedly improved the prognosis and outcome of patients with cancer. Over 37 chapters this volume of Translational Oncology series, Targeted Therapy in Translational Cancer Research: Introduces the cutting–edge bench to bedside and back breakthroughs which have transformed the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of cancer Provides a comprehensive overview of recent developments in our understanding of tumor biology and describes current state–of–the–art anticancer therapy, as well as the most promising areas of translational research and targeted therapy Covers basic principles of targeted therapy, including immunotherapy and the roles of cancer stem cells, the microenvironment, angiogenesis, epigenetics, microRNAs, and functional imaging in precision medicine Summarises major advances in therapeutic management of hematologic malignancies and solid tumors using conventional therapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy, or novel treatment modalities We are on the threshold of translating discoveries in cancer biology into unprecedented durable responses and improved clinical outcomes in the majority of patients with cancer. In this unique time in history, the discovery of novel therapeutic approaches targeting the molecular basis of cancer will allow for implementation of precision medicine, with the promise of potentially curative, well tolerated, therapies. Targeted Therapy in Translational Cancer Research was written to increase the awareness and access of basic and clinical researchers, caregivers, and patients alike to cutting–edge bench to bedside and back breakthroughs, which have transformed the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of cancer. The expert editor team and contributing authors provide an insightful overview to the novel therapeutic approaches targeting the molecular basis of cancer and allowing for the growth of precision medicine. This title is an essential resource for clinical and research oncologists and trainees, pharmacologic research and development professionals, biomedical scientists, and allied oncology professionals.

  • 640.00 lei

    Novel Approaches and Strategies for Biologics, Vaccines and Cancer Therapies takes a look at the current strategies, successes and challenges involved with the development of novel formulations of biologics, vaccines and cancer therapy. This thorough reference on the latest trends in the development of diverse modalities will appeal to a broad community of scientists, students and clinicians. Written by leading authors across academia and industry, this book covers important topics such as unique drug delivery devices, non-parenteral delivery trends, novel approaches to the treatment of cancer, immunotherapy and more. It includes real-world cases and examples which highlight formulations with therapeutic proteins, monoclonal antibodies, peptides and biobetters, as well as cases on novel vaccines formulations including evolving pathogens, novel modalities of vaccines, universal vaccines. This book is a thorough and useful resource on the development of novel biologics, vaccines and cancer therapies. Provides strategies for the development of safe and efficacious novel formulations for various modalities of biologics, vaccines and for cancer therapy Highlights novel cases from current clinical trials as well as marketed products Reviews overall successes and challenges in the development of novel formulations, including new molecular targets for the treatment of diseases, design of target-specific therapies, regulatory considerations, individualized therapies

  • 650.00 lei

    Surgical oncology is now a recognized specialty in the US and several European countries, and cancer surgery takes up a significant part of any general surgeon’s workload. This thoroughly updated second edition of this bestseller is officially endorsed as a textbook for the syllabus and curriculum of the UEMS examination in Surgical Oncology, which is administered by ESSO (European Society for Surgical Oncology).
    The examination is for trainees at the end of training or established consultants seeking to expand their accreditation.

  • 72300lei 650.00 lei

     

    • Provides state of the art information on surgery, oncology, imaging, staging, pathology, and palliation
    • Explains how to organize the multidisciplinary team
    • Addresses key controversies
    • Aids understanding and communication among team members

     

    About this book

    This book is intended as the equivalent of the Swiss Army knife for all members of colorectal cancer (CRC) multidisciplinary teams and those training in the fields of CRC management. It describes how to organize the team and explains the basic principles within the different disciplines involved in the treatment and care of CRC patients. Important, up-to-date knowledge is provided on visualization techniques, surgery, oncological treatment, palliation, and pathology, with special focus on controversies and aspects of interest to all team members.

     Care has been taken to ensure that each specialty-specific chapter will be approachable for team members from other specialties or professions, thereby facilitating an effective interdisciplinary approach to teamwork. The authors include leading European doctors and scientists who have influenced the development of the multidisciplinary team concept as well as other aspects of high-quality, individualized treatment of CRC patients.

    Reviews

    From the book reviews:

    “This is an interesting book in that it not only covers the various aspects of colorectal cancer care … it also discusses how to achieve multidisciplinary treatment of patients. … This is intended for all members of the multidisciplinary team, including those in training, and it is appropriately written for this broad audience. … This is a wonderful book that provides useful information, particularly for individuals and institutions transitioning to a multidisciplinary approach to colorectal cancer treatment.” (Jennifer Erin Hrabe, Doody’s Book Reviews, March, 2015)

     

    Table of contents (28 chapters)

    ·         Organizing the Multidisciplinary Team

    Baatrup, Gunnar

    Pages 3-9

    ·         Multidisciplinary Treatment: Influence on Outcomes

    Wibe, Arne

    Pages 11-21

    ·         Introduction to Surgery

    Påhlman, Lars

    Pages 25-31

    ·         Surgical Anatomy of the Rectum and the TME Specimen (Total Mesorectal Excision)

    Heald, R. J. (et al.)

    Pages 33-46

    ·         Low-Risk Early Rectal Cancer

    Hompes, Roel (et al.)

    Pages 47-53

    ·          ‘High-Risk’ Early Rectal Cancers and (Neo)Adjuvant Therapy for Advanced Carcinomas in Addition to TEM Surgery

    Borschitz, Thomas

    Pages 55-61

    ·         Hartmann’s Resection

    Vilcea, Ionica Daniel (et al.)

    Pages 63-72

    ·         Low Anterior Rectal Resection

    Vilcea, Ionica Daniel (et al.)

    Pages 73-82

    ·         Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum (Miles Resection)

    Vilcea, Ionica Daniel (et al.)

    Pages 83-90

    ·         Locally Advanced and Recurrent Cancer

    Wiggers, T. (et al.)

    Pages 91-98

    ·         Reconstructions After Neoadjuvant and Abdominoperineal Resection

    Laurberg, Søren (et al.)

    Pages 99-104

    ·         Introduction to Oncology

    Pfeiffer, Per

    Pages 107-108

    ·         Systemic Therapy for Patients with Colorectal Cancer: State of the Art

    Pfeiffer, Per (et al.)

    Pages 109-132

    ·         Radiotherapy and Chemoradiation for Rectal Cancer: State of the Art in Europe, the USA and Asia

    Glimelius, Bengt

    Pages 133-146

    ·         Short- and Long-Term Side Effects from Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Treatment of Rectal Cancer

    Sjödahl, Rune

    Pages 147-153

    ·         Chemo-Radiotherapy for Locally Advanced T3/T4 Rectal Cancer: What Should We Do with Complete Responders?

    Glynne-Jones, Robert (et al.)

    Pages 155-167

    ·         Introduction: Preoperative Staging by Imaging

    Beets-Tan, Regina G. H.

    Pages 171-175

    ·         MRI and CT for the Preoperative T and N Staging of Rectal Cancer

    Hunter, Chris (et al.)

    Pages 177-193

    ·         Endorectal Ultrasonography of Rectal Tumours

    Nonner, J. (et al.)

    Pages 195-206

    ·         Introduction to the Pathology of Colorectal Cancer

    Nagtegaal, Iris D.

    Pages 209-210

    ·         Early Colorectal Cancer

    Langner, Cord (et al.)

    Pages 211-225

    ·         Quality of Surgery

    West, Nicholas P. (et al.)

    Pages 227-242

    ·         Staging of Colorectal Cancer (Including Staging After Neoadjuvant Therapy)

    Nagtegaal, Iris D.

    Pages 243-249

    ·         Multidisciplinary Treatment of Colorectal Cancer: The Palliative Team Introduction

    Haugen, Dagny Faksvåg

    Pages 253-256

    ·         Surgical Treatment in Palliative Care

    Kørner, Hartwig (et al.)

    Pages 257-268

    ·         Nausea

    Svensen, Rune

    Pages 269-273

    ·         Individualised Treatment

    Endreseth, Birger Henning

    Pages 277-283

    ·         Local Treatment of Rectal Cancer

    Qvist, Niels

    Pages 285-289

  • 72400lei 652.00 lei

    This evidence-based guide on the use of radiotherapy in patients with common malignancies of the lung, esophagus, and thymus will help radiation oncologists to deliver optimal care within a multidisciplinary setting. Detailed information is provided on all aspects, from delineation of tumor volumes and organs at risk based on four-dimensional CT simulation through to the various advanced radiotherapy techniques, including stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR), intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), tomotherapy, volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT), and proton therapy. Contouring, treatment planning, and treatment delivery are documented in a range of everyday cases, with illustrations of slice-by-slice delineations on planning CT images and finalized treatment plans based on detailed acceptance criteria. Numerous practical tips are highlighted, and relevant information is included on surgical techniques and systemic therapies. The book will facilitate decision making in the management of patients with common thoracic malignancies and assist in overcoming the challenges encountered in daily clinical practice.

  • 660.00 lei

    Prepared by world leaders on this topic, Biomarkers in Cancer Screening and Early Detection offers a comprehensive, state-of-the-art perspective on the various research and clinical aspects of cancer biomarkers, from their discovery and development to their validation, clinical utility, and use in developing personalized cancer treatment.

    • Offers a comprehensive, state-of-the-art perspective on the various research and clinical aspects of cancer biomarkers
    • Provides immediately actionable information and hopefully also inspiration to move discovery and clinical application forward
    • Offers vital knowledge to help develop personalized cancer treatment for individual patients with specific cancers

  • 667.00 lei

    Treatment of patients with a brain tumor remains one of the most challenging and difficult areas of modern oncology. Recent advances in the molecular biology of these neoplasms have improved our understanding of the malignant phenotype and have lead to th

  • 670.00 lei

    Early detection is critical for any given cancer. With the advent of the latest omics technologies, molecular markers in combination with conventional diagnostic and screening methods are emerging as next-generation early diagnostic and prognostic strategies that can allow early-stage diagnosis, resulting in more effective treatment and patient care and, in turn, an increased rate of survival. A ready-made resource, Noninvasive Molecular Markers in Gynecologic Cancers not only provides information on noninvasive molecular diagnostic biomarkers, it includes coverage of the epidemiology, clinical features, conventional diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis for these cancers.

    With contributions from leading international experts, the book presents a compact but comprehensive overview of gynecologic cancer. Each of the five main gynecologic cancers—ovarian, cervical, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar—have unique signs and symptoms, risk factors, and molecular profile, and therefore requires different prevention strategies. This book describes the different features of each gynecologic cancer in separate chapters covering general information, epidemiology, clinical features, and biomarkers. The book also covers breast cancer and, although rare, fallopian tube cancer, to make it a complete resource.

    In cancer treatment, non-invasive diagnosis can avoid complications of biopsy and other unfavorable impacts on patients’ health. DNA, methylation, SNPs, miRNA, mRNA, protein, autoantibodies, metabolite, and omics-based markers from remote media such as blood, plasma, and urine are emerging as noninvasive molecular markers with high specificity and sensitivity towards many cancers. This book classifies the available molecular tumor markers according to their principal characteristics and relative methodologies. It covers markers that not only provide early detection and better treatment options, but are emerging as next-generation personalized diagnostics and targets or therapeutics for personalized cancer treatment.

  • 77500lei 675.00 lei

    This book provides readers with a thorough review on cervical cancer, treatment guidelines and emerging therapies available for the disease. It reviews the epidemiology clinical features, diagnosis, and medical management of cervical cancer.

    Given the increasing need for preventive strategies, treatment optimization with collaborative and integrative work, this book improves the actual and integral knowledge in this neoplasm. Given the high prevalence of this disease in Latin America, this is an important text for clinicians in this region.

    This book outlines the state of the art in cervical cancer treatments and is an indispensable companion for oncologists, gynecologists, surgeons and medical students.

  • 1,14300lei 675.00 lei

    Comprehensive Textbook of Genitourinary Oncology was the first major textbook to focus on the field of genitourinary oncology from the combined perspectives of the molecular biologist, pathologist, oncologist and urologist. This volume will introduce and distill the combined knowledge and expertise of specialist from a multitude of scientific and clinical disciplines who are internationally recognized leaders in their fields and who themselves have contributed to the field. As in the last edition, authors will be drawn form the fields of urological surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, radiology as well as translational scientists and epidemiologists. A textbook that could be read and used by practicing physicians, an authoritative textbook for basic scientists, an effective interpretation of this field for trainees in surgery, medical and radiation oncology, and pathology.

  • 75800lei 680.00 lei

    This book presents up to date debates and issues in the world of breast MRI with a very practical focus on how to incorporate current understanding of breast MRI into clinical practice. The book is divided into three key sections, all of which have critical impact for the breast imager:  Techniques introduces the reader to the parameters of breast MRI from standard sequences to up-to-date cutting edge techniques. Indications provides a careful review of the accepted indications for breast MRI from High Risk Screening to use of breast MRI, in the context of neoadjuvant chemotherapy with a detailed analysis of the evidence-based support for these indications and a careful look at controversies and debates within the field. MRI Findings, Interpretation, and Management takes on the topics of how to interpret and manage specific MRI findings from benign to malignant disease with a focus on radiologic-pathologic correlation. The section also incorporates a focus on key management dilemmas, including appropriate follow-up intervals for benign findings on MRI and management of probably benign lesions assessed as a Breast Imaging Reporting and Dictating System (BI-RADS)-3 category on MRI.

  • 702.00 lei

    Offering lower toxicity and higher accuracy than conventional therapies, this source offers illustrative coverage of this new method to treat tumors associated with brain, breast, lung, and neuroendocrine cancers. Accompanied by a CD offering color images

  • 702.00 lei

    Exploring a wide spectrum of oncologic imaging technologies with current and future applications ranging from ultrasound and PET to MRI, this reference analyzes recent developments concerning every available imaging technique - furnishing the most up-to-d

  • 730.00 lei

    The WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumours is the ninth volume in the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumors. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies evaluating response to therapy and clinical outcome.

    Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations are described in a disease-oriented manner. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants include new ICD-O codes, epidemiology, clinical features, macroscopy, pathology, genetics, and prognosis and predictive factors.

    The book, prepared by 135 authors from 35 countries, contains more than 600 color images and tables, and more than 2700 references.

    This book is in the series commonly referred to as the "Blue Book" series.

  • 82100lei 740.00 lei

    This Atlas presents a state-of-the-art review of VATS and robotic approaches to managing lung and esophageal cancers. It discusses cancer staging, physiological evaluation of patients, and patient selection for minimally invasive surgery. The atlas offers detailed descriptions of individual operations accompanied by anatomic drawings, intraoperative images, and 3-dimensional anatomic reconstructions. Written by recognized experts in the field, it provides readers with an unparalleled resource for advancing their skills in managing these cancers.

     

    It is a valuable reference work for thoracic surgeons in training as well as in practice who want to pursue minimally invasive surgery. It is unique in offering fully illustrated, step-by-step descriptions of the operative procedures.

  • 83800lei 755.00 lei

    • Covers new practices of surgical treatment of upper abdominal digestive diseases
    • Introduces surgical procedures and systematizes all surgical steps
    • Shares knowledge through illustrations and videos
    • Supports teaching through discussion of different modalities of practical educational programs, including telementoring

    About this book:

    This book aims to comprehensibly describe the minimally invasive technique including robot assisted procedures of upper abdominal cancer, including aspects such as surgical anatomy, neoadjuvant therapy and minimally invasive surgical technique, and robot assisted procedures (5 alinea). Upper abdominal oncological surgery is increasingly approached by Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS). Due to the rising experience of young surgeons with MIS, the optimal imaging obtained during the procedure and the possibility of decreasing the postoperative complications has led to an increase of quality of life without compromising the completeness of resection.


    The book bases its approach on the information gathered by MIS observation and the step-by-step descriptions, by using illustrations and videos of surgical procedures for oncological resections of esophageal and gastric cancer, as well as for duodenum, pancreas, spleen and liver cancers.


    Furthermore, this book will serve as a teaching guide, providing a present-day introduction to the increasingly sophisticated performance of surgery required by general and specialized surgical practitioners. The reader will have access to a practical book with relevant information that guides adequate treatment.

  • 84800lei 760.00 lei

    This unique, full-color reference offers a total team approach to radiation oncology treatment planning, incorporating the newest imaging techniques and offering a comprehensive discussion of clinical, physical, biological and technical aspects. A clear focus on the application of physical and clinical concepts to solve treatment planning problems helps you provide effective, state-of-the-art care for cancer patients. With authoritative coverage of the latest in sophisticated radiation oncology treatment modalities, the 4th Edition of Khan’s Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology is an essential resource for the radiation oncologist, medical physicist, dosimetrist, and radiation therapist. New to this edition: · Up-to-date material throughout reflects the most current practices in radiation oncology treatment. · New chapters discuss the pros and cons of recent developments in the field: Role of Protons vs. Photons in Modern Radiotherapy: Clinical Perspective, Intensity-Modulated Proton Therapy, and Radiobiology of Hypofractionated Regimens for SRS and SBRT. · New contributors bring a fresh perspective and provide current insight in their areas of expertise. · New Key Points and Study Questions at the end of each chapter online help you assess your understanding of the material. · Discussions of the scientific background and the key aspects of clinical approach ensure that you gain a well-rounded understanding of how to plan treatment from both a technical and a clinical perspective. Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like: · Complete content with enhanced navigation · Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web · Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation · Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text · Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues · Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use

  • 84500lei 760.00 lei

    Global experts, in conjunction with the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, bring you up to date with today’s best approaches to lung cancer diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up. IASLC Thoracic Oncology, 2nd Edition, keeps you abreast of the entire scope of this fast-changing field, from epidemiology to diagnosis to treatment to advocacy. Written in a straightforward, practical style for the busy clinician, this comprehensive, multidisciplinary title is a must-have for anyone involved in the care of patients with lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies.

    New to this edition
    • Includes new content on molecular testing, immunotherapy, early detection, staging and the IASLC staging system, surgical resection for stage I and stage II lung cancer, and stem cells in lung cancer.
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    • Features a new full-color design throughout, as well as updated diagnostic algorithms.
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    • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, Q&As, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

  • 763.00 lei

    Building upon the strengths of the popular reference, Cancer in the Elderly, this guide outlines novel approaches in the identification and management of cancer in geriatric populations by world-renowned experts on the topic. Presenting new trends and str

  • 800.00 lei

    A concise, up-to-date clinician's guide to cancer management - from the leaders in the field. The MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked as the world's leading institution in cancer medicine. With publication of the "MD Anderson Manual of Medical Oncology",

  • 85500lei 800.00 lei

    Pediatric Radiation Oncology, Sixth Edition continues to be the premier reference that offers comprehensive coverage of this challenging area for the radiation oncologist in training or practice, medical radiation physicists and dosimetrists, as well as pediatric oncologists and others interested in understanding childhood malignancies. This definitive text has been completely updated to reflect recent advances in the field. Manageable in size and engaging to read, it efficiently synthesizes data on pathogenesis, pathology, diagnostic workup, staging, treatment approaches (particularly radiation therapy—indications, doses, volumes, and treatment planning), and toxic outcomes, as well as guidance on decision making when data is lacking.  For 30 years, this standard reference has helped demystify radiation therapy for childhood cancer and contributed to the quality and quantity of life for children affected by this disease.

    Key Features:

    ·         Each concise, full-color section focuses on one tumor type and guides you through an understanding of the disease, diagnostic and staging studies, treatment strategies, and, if needed, how to implement radiation therapy.

    ·         Technological advances in radiation oncology and how they relate to the pediatric patient are incorporated into the text to keep you up to date.

    ·         All chapters have been fully updated, including integration of the latest clinical trial data.

    ·         Expert global contributors provide current patient management options and treatment recommendations in each chapter.

    ·         References are now available both in print and online

    Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:

    ·         Complete content with enhanced navigation

    ·         Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web

    ·         Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation

    ·         Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text

    ·         Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues

    ·         Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1:  The Cancer Problem in Children

    Chapter 2:  Leukemias in Children

    Chapter 3:  Supratentorial Brain Tumors

    Chapter 4:  Tumors of the Posterior Fossa and the Spinal Canal

    Chapter 5:  Retinoblastoma

    Chapter 6:  Neuroblastoma

    Chapter 7:  Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Chapter 8:  Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Chapter 9:  Ewing Sarcoma

    Chapter 10:  Osteosarcoma, Chordoma, and Chondrosarcoma

    Chapter 11:  Rhabdomyosarcoma

    Chapter 12:  Soft Tissue Sarcomas Other Than Rhabdomyosarcoma; Desmoid Tumor

    Chapter 13:  Wilms Tumor

    Chapter 14:  Liver Tumors in Children

    Chapter 15:  Germ and Stromal Cell Tumors of the Gonads and Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumors

    Chapter 16:  Endocrine, Aerodigestive Tract, and Breast Tumors

    Chapter 17:  Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

    Chapter 18:  Vascular Neoplasms and Skin Cancer

    Chapter 19:  Late Effects of Cancer Treatment

    Chapter 20:  Second Primary Cancers

    Chapter 21:  Anesthesia for External Beam Radiotherapy

    Chapter 22:  Psychosocial Aspects of Radiotherapy for the Child and Family with Cancer

  • 820.00 lei

    This book covers the concepts of molecular medicine and personalized medicine. Subsequent chapters cover the topics of genomics, transcriptomics, epigenomics, and proteomics, as the tools of molecular pathology and foundations of molecular medicine. These chapters are followed by a series of chapters that provide overviews of molecular medicine as applied broadly to neoplastic, genetic, and infectious diseases, as well as a chapter on molecular diagnostics. The volume concludes with a chapter that delves into the promise of molecular medicine in the personalized treatment of patients with complex diseases, along with a discussion of the challenges and obstacles to personalized patient care.
    The Molecular Basis of Human Cancer, Second Edition, is a valuable resource for oncologists, researchers, and all medical professionals who work with cancer.

  • 94000lei 845.00 lei

    This fully updated and enhanced third edition offers a highly practical, application-based review of the biological basis of radiation oncology and the clinical efficacy of radiation therapy.

    • Revised edition of the classic reference in radiation oncology from Dr. C.C. Wang, whose practical approach to clinical application was legendary
    • Includes the latest developments in the field: intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image guided radiation therapy, and particle beam therapy  
    • Includes two brand new chapters Palliative Radiotherapy, and Statistics in Radiation Oncology
    • Features a vibrant and extremely comprehensive head and neck section  
    • Provides immediately applicable treatment algorithms for each tumor

  • 863.00 lei

    This book, now in its fourth edition, is unique in detailing in depth the technological basis of radiation therapy. Compared with the previous edition, all chapters have been rewritten and updated. In addition, new chapters have been included on various t

  • 98100lei 870.00 lei

    Updated to include the newest drugs and those currently in development, Cancer Chemotherapy and Biotherapy, Fifth Edition is a comprehensive reference on the preclinical and clinical pharmacology of anticancer agents. Organized by drug class, the book provides the latest information on all drugs and biological agents—their mechanisms of action, interactions with other agents, toxicities, side effects, and mechanisms of resistance. Chapters emphasize pharmacology and mechanisms of action at the molecular and cellular levels, followed by clinical activity and toxicity, both acute and delayed. The authors explain the rationale for use of drugs in specific schedules and combinations and offer guidelines for dose adjustment in particular situations. This edition's introduction includes timely information on general strategies for drug usage, the science of drug discovery and development, economic and regulatory aspects of cancer drug development, and principles of pharmacokinetics. Eight new chapters have been added and more than twenty have been significantly revised. A companion website includes the fully searchable text and an image bank.

  • 880.00 lei

    The Manual of Clinical Oncology, Ninth Edition, published with the International Union Against Cancer (UICC), provides a concise, accessible and feasible reference covering state of art multidisciplinary clinical oncology in order to meet the needs of clinicians caring for cancer patients throughout the world. Edited by world–renowned practising oncologists and written by key opinion leaders, this book contains authoritative and up–to–date information on cancer detection, diagnosis and treatment alongside topics such as survivorship, special populations and palliative care. Remodelled and revised for the ninth edition to provide practical information to oncology workers, the UICC Manual of Clinical Oncology is structured in two parts. Part 1 covers general principles of cancer diagnosis and management with additional attention to special settings in oncology, including supportive care and survivorship, and Part 2 covers site–specific multidisciplinary cancer management. The edition includes up–to–date summaries of all treatment modalities (medical, surgical and radiation) for all tumour sites. It also contains the latest TNM classifications outlined in the TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours. The ninth edition includes: Practical presentation with bullet points, tables, and flow charts intended to facilitate quick reference for day–to–day clinical practice in busy oncology environments, Representation of multidisciplinary care for site specific management, Evidence–based approaches to management, including specific treatment recommendations and investigations guided by clinical practice guidelines, State of art evidence–based recommendations that take into consideration the lack of availability of certain medications or resources, as well as practice variations, in different and remote regions of the world, and Contemporary topics on cancer treatment, such as cancer informatics, evidence levels, principles of prognostication, survivorship and cancer in pregnancy. Oncologists, oncologists–in–training, nurses working with cancer patients and other health professionals responsible for treating and caring for those with cancers will find the UICC Manual of Clinical Oncology an indispensable and comprehensive resource.

  • 885.00 lei

    Effective treatment of the tumors of the hematopoietic system now often depends on an exact prognosis for the disorder concerned, and so the hematopathologist can give vital direction to the hematologic or oncologic clinician. Prognostic Markers in Hemato

  • 931.00 lei

    Written by a world-class team of multidisciplinary experts, this is a reference on two highly challenging tumours occurring in the skull base and spine: chordomas and chondrosarcomas. It covers: embryology and pathology, clinical presentation and diagnosi

  • 1,05100lei 950.00 lei

    A new global focus, new editorial team, and new content make Principles and Practice of Gynecologic Oncology, 7th Edition an invaluable resource for practitioners, researchers, and students who need an authoritative reference for understanding and treating gynecologic cancers. This edition maintains the practical, multidisciplinary approach that encompasses surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, and pathology, reflecting the many recent advances in each area.

    Key Features: 

    • Includes an updated chapter on pharmacology of gynecologic cancers and a new chapter on targeted therapies.
    • Features an enhanced global focus with unique perspectives on patterns of incidence, mortality, and treatment worldwide, as well as commentary on similarities and differences in management between different countries.
    • Provides more frequent updates online, plus new videos depicting surgical techniques.
    • Contains more than 450 illustrations throughout – most in color.

     
    Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience:

    • The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time — providing a seamless reading experience online or offline
    • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks
    • Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design
    • The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click

  • 970.00 lei

    Brachytherapy has become the modality of choice for several cancer localizations, minimizing the possibility of unacceptable risks for healthy tissues and providing a more cost-effective and convenient treatment for patients. Written by leading experts in

  • 1,10100lei 990.00 lei


    Perfect for radiation oncology physicians and residents needing a multidisciplinary, treatment-focused resource, this updated edition continues to provide the latest knowledge in this consistently growing field. Not only will you broaden your understanding of the basic biology of disease processes, you'll also access updated treatment algorithms, information on techniques, and state-of-the-art modalities. The consistent and concise format provides just the right amount of information, making Clinical Radiation Oncology a welcome resource for use by the entire radiation oncology team.
    Features: • Content is templated and divided into three sections -- Scientific Foundations of Radiation Oncology, Techniques and Modalities, and Disease Sites - for quick access to information.
    • Disease Sites chapters summarize the most important issues on the opening page and include a full-color format, liberal use of tables and figures, a closing section with a discussion of controversies and problems, and a treatment algorithm that reflects the treatment approach of the authors.
    • Chapters have been edited for scientific accuracy, organization, format, and adequacy of outcome data (such as disease control, survival, and treatment tolerance).
    • Allows you to examine the therapeutic management of specific disease sites based on single-modality and combined-modality approaches.
    • Features an emphasis on providing workup and treatment algorithms for each major disease process, as well as the coverage of molecular biology and its relevance to individual diseases.
    New To This Edition:

    • Two new chapters provide an increased emphasis on stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body irradiation (SBRT).
    • New Associate Editor, Dr. Andrea Ng, offers her unique perspectives to the Lymphoma and Hematologic Malignancies section.
    • Key Points are summarized at the beginning of each disease-site chapter, mirroring the template headings and highlighting essential information and outcomes.
    • Treatment algorithms and techniques, together with discussions of controversies and problems, reflect the treatment approaches employed by the authors.
    • Disease Site Overviews allow each section editor to give a unique perspective on important issues, while online updates to Disease Site chapters ensure your knowledge is current.
    • Disease Site chapters feature updated information on disease management and outcomes.
    • Four videos accessible on Expert Consult include Intraoperative Irradiation, Prostate Brachytherapy, Penile Brachytherapy, and Ocular Melanoma.
    • Thirty all-new anatomy drawings increase your visual understanding.
    • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

  • 992.00 lei

    From The New England Journal of Medicine, February 24, 2000
    As Pui comments in the preface, the need for this book is based on the relative paucity of books in which all aspects of childhood leukemias are collated, despite the rapid expansion of sci

  • 1,10600lei 995.00 lei

    The complex landscape of breast cancer requires distinct strategies for the management of various molecular subtypes of this disease. Rapid advances in the field of molecular biology have been bewildering for those involved in its study and management. “Molecular Pathology of Breast Cancer” aims to close this knowledge gap by discussing comprehensively the evolution, biological basis and clinical applications with a focus on the “what, when, and how” of the most significant molecular markers known to date. These markers are evaluated in the context of genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic profiles, which is integral to the practice of precision medicine.  

    The application of next generation sequencing (NGS) has provided new insights in the regulation of genomic and transcriptomic structure and function. Alterations in DNA such as mutations and single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) have been correlated with outcomes and provide for novel therapeutic approaches. These NGS analyses have also revealed the extensive contributions of epigenetic mechanisms such as histone modifications, non-coding RNA and alternative splicing. All of these changes together contribute to alterations in proteome. Newer assays that allow greater stability and analytical consistency are emerging. These alterations in tumor profiles can be also now detected by imaging techniques.

    The heterogeneity of both tumor and tumor microenvironment, an inevitable reality, is discussed in detail with particular focus on cancer stem cells and immune signaling. A chapter is dedicated  to the emerging technology of “liquid biopsy”, which opens a novel approach for “continuous” monitoring of cancer that might be superior to conventional diagnostics,

    “Molecular Pathology of Breast Cancer” provides a quick and easy, not to mention essential, tour for clinicians, pathologists and scientists who are seeking to understand the integration of molecular biology into the diagnosis, prognosis and management of breast cancer.

  • 1000.00 lei

    Features · Encompasses all aspects from basic science (anatomy and physiology) to clinical aspects of diagnosis and treatment of peritoneal cancer · Features editors who are leading figures in the field of intraperitoneal cancer with chapters contributed by an international team of experts from North America, Europe, and elsewhere · Discusses the latest advances in the rapidly growing field of intraperitoneal cancer therapy · Appeals both to clinical oncologists (surgical, gynecological, and medical) and researchers seeking a reliable and up-to-date reference Summary Intraperitoneal Cancer Therapy: Principles and Practice is one of the first books to combine the latest clinical developments in the treatment of patients with peritoneal surface disease and the scientific principles that underlie the concept of intraperitoneal cancer therapy. The book covers basic concepts such as anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and mathematical models of drug transport as well as practical clinical applications, highlighted with results from clinical trials and promising novel preclinical developments. The book is a state-of-the-art reference for surgical and medical oncologists interested in the treatment of carcinomatosis. It also establishes and promotes basic and translational research interest in the field of intraperitoneal drug delivery, which has the potential to improve the outcome for this dreaded condition. Edited by two renowned surgical oncologists, it represents the definitive reference in the field of intraperitoneal cancer therapy.

  • 1,10000lei 1000.00 lei

    Transfusion medicine as a multidisciplinary clinical specialty allied to blood banking continues to be a dynamic and increasingly complex evolution. Patients who require blood transfusions generally fall into two categories: those requiring transfusions resulting from acute blood loss that might be associated with surgery or accident; or those requiring chronic transfusions associated with treatment for chronic anaemias, chemotherapy, or bone marrow transplant. As such transfusion medicine impacts all areas of critical care medicine, and multiple areas of chronic care. Rossi′s Principles of Transfusion Medicine is the most comprehensive and practical reference on transfusion science and medicine available. Now updated for a fifth edition with new material on donor care including the frequency of donation and management of iron deficiency/status, patient blood management, hemovigilance, and the novel cellular therapies and stem cell transplantation. This is a key resource for specialists and trainees in transfusion medicine and blood banking, as well as physicians, nurses, and medical technologists active in the transfusion of patients. This edition; Compiled by a world class Editor team including two past–presidents of AABB, a past– President of the American Board of Pathology and members of the FDA Blood Products Advisory Committee, and international contributor team Covers current hot topics such as donor care including the frequency of donation and management of iron deficiency/status), patient blood management, hemovigilance, and the organization of transfusion and transplant services Presents new material on molecular immunohematology Companion website includes figures, full text and references Update your practice with this comprehensive reference resource, considered the gold standard in transfusion medicine.

  • 1,05500lei 1025.00 lei

    Holland-Frei Cancer Medicine, Ninth Edition, offers a balanced view of the most current knowledge of cancer science and clinical oncology practice. This all-new edition is the consummate reference source for medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, internists, surgical oncologists, and others who treat cancer patients.
    • A translational perspective throughout, integrating cancer biology with cancer management providing an in depth understanding of the disease 
    • An emphasis on multidisciplinary, research-driven patient care to improve outcomes and optimal use of all appropriate therapies
    • Cutting-edge coverage of personalized cancer care, including molecular diagnostics and therapeutics
    • Concise, readable, clinically relevant text with algorithms, guidelines and insight into the use of both conventional and novel drugs
    • Includes free access to the Wiley Digital Edition providing search across the book, the full reference list with web links, illustrations and photographs, and post-publication updates

  • 1,18300lei 1030.00 lei

    This second volume of the handbook on breast disease provides a comprehensive overview of its clinical management and current therapies. It brings readers up to speed with the latest guidelines and therapeutic regimens in breast cancer and provides and in-depth account of current and new therapeutic approaches.

    Divided in themed parts, the book examines invasive breast cancer, pre-operative systemic therapy surgical management and recurrence among others, thus providing an in-depth account of breast cancer at the clinical stage. Among the themed parts are a section dedicated to special therapeutic problems, such as breast cancer in older women, Paget’s disease and phyllodes tumors, and a section on supportive and follow-up care.

    By adopting a multidisciplinary approach to breast cancer, this book is a must- have for breast cancer practitioners. With a high number of colored illustrations and edited by highly experienced clinicians, this work enables readers to gain an interdisciplinary perspective on breast diseases. Contributions from an international team of experts present invaluable insight into clinical practice across different settings. Covering both theoretical and practical aspects of breast cancer, this is a highly informative and carefully presented book which will appeal to an international audience of medical, radiation and surgical oncologists.

  • Cancer of the Head and Neck, 5e
    La comanda in aprox.4 saptamani
    1,35000lei 1200.00 lei

    More than 52,000 head and neck cancers are diagnosed each year in the US alone.  The leading causes of these cancers include tobacco and alcohol use and infections with HPV.  Treatment usually involves surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy, which involves a team of physicians from each of these areas.  While this text is multi-disciplinary, it is written by head and neck surgeons with a primary focus on the surgical aspects of treatment for otolaryngologists and trainees.  Generally considered a definitive and classic reference in the field; this book provides comprehensive coverage of everything from basic science to treatment and rehabilitation.

    Key Features

    ·         Classic and established text in the field

    ·         Comprehensive coverage from basic science to treatment and rehabilitation

    ·         Extensive revisions to cover new techniques and topics since fourth edition

    ·         Multidisciplinary with focus on the surgical aspects of treatment

    ·         New color photographs and drawings throughout

    ·         Written and edited exclusively by and for head and neck surgeons

    Chapter 1 Perspectives in Cancer of the Head and Neck 
    Eugene N. Myers

    Chapter 2 Pathogenesis and Progression of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck 
    Ryan M. Aronberg, Natalia Issaeva, and Wendell G. Yarbrough

    Chapter 3 Pathology of the Head and Neck: Basic Considerations and New Concepts 
    Elizabeth G. Demicco and Bruce M. Wenig

    Chapter 4 Epidemiology, Demographics/Disparity 
    Stacey A. Fedewa and Amy Y. Chen

    Chapter 5 Imaging of Head and Neck Cancer 
    Reza Forghani, Jason M. Johnson, and Lawrence E. Ginsberg

    Chapter 6 Anesthetic Management for Head and Neck Cancer Surgery 
    A ngela Truong and Dam-Thuy Truong

    Chapter 7 Head and Neck Cancer Care: Quality Guidelines 
    Carol M. Lewis, Amy C. Hessel, Stephen Y. Lai, and Randal S. Weber

    Chapter 8 Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer 
    Malcolm A. Buchanan, Carsten E. Palme, Faruque Riffat, and Michael J. Veness

    Chapter 9 Melanoma of the Head and Neck 
    Cecelia E. Schmalbach, Alison B. Durham, Timothy M. Johnson, and Carol R. Bradford

    Chapter 10 Cancer of the Nasal Cavity and the Paranasal Sinuses 
    Ehab Y. N. Hanna, Shirley Su, Michael E. Kupferman, Shaan M. Raza, and Franco DeMonte

    Chapter 11 Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma 
    Brigette B. Y. Ma, Michael K. M. Kam, and Anthony T. C. Chan

    Chapter 12 Cancer of the Lip 
    Jessica J. Peck, Daniel Petrisor, and Mark K. Wax

    Chapter 13 Squamous Cell Cancer of the Oral Cavity 
    Laureano A. Giraldez-Rodriguez, Brett Miles, and Eric M. Genden

    Chapter 14 Cancer of the Oropharynx 
    David M. Neskey, Katherine A. Hutcheson, and Michael E. Kupferman

    Chapter 15 Cancer of the Larynx 
    Richard O. Wein, Kathryn A. Gold, G. Brandon Gunn, and Randal S. Weber

    Chapter 16 Cancer of the Hypopharynx and Cervical Esophagus 
    Parul Sinha and Bruce H. Haughey

    Chapter 17 Tumors of the Cervical Trachea 
    Ralph W. Gilbert and Shaf Keshavjee

    Chapter 18 Cancer of the Neck 
    Jesus E. Medina

    Chapter 19 Thyroid Cancer 
    Jennifer R. Cracchiolo and Ashok R. Shaha

    Chapter 20 Tumors of the Parathyroid Gland 
    Katrina Chaung, William S. Duke, and David J. Terris

    Chapter 21 Cancer of the Salivary Glands 
    Yekaterina A. Koshkareva and Robert L. Ferris

    Chapter 22 Tumors of the Parapharyngeal Space 
    Zhen Gooi, Matthew J. Kruse, David W. Eisele, and Jeremy D. Richmon

    Chapter 23 Ear and Temporal Bone Cancer 
    Paul W. Gidley

    Chapter 24 Cancer of the Head and Neck in the Pediatric Population 
    Catherine G. Lam, Atmaram Pai Panandiker, Jon P. Ver Halen, Noah D. Sabin, and Sandeep Samant

    Chapter 25 Head and Neck Cancer in Developing Countries 
    Johan Fagan and Clare Stannard

    Chapter 26 Lymphomas Presenting in the Head and Neck: Current Issues in Diagnosis and Management 
    Chan Yoon Cheah and Fredrick B. Hagemeister

    Chapter 27 Sarcomas and Soft Tissue Tumors of the Head and Neck 
    Marcus M. Monroe, Beverly A. Guadagnolo, Vinod Ravi, Wei-Lien Wang, and Erich M. Sturgis

    Chapter 28 Reconstruction of Major Defects in the Head and Neck Following Cancer Surgery 
    Jerry Castro, Cathy Lazarus, Daniel Buchbinder, Adam Jacobson, Devin Okay, Joseph Dayan, Ilya Likhterov, and Mark L. Urken

    Chapter 29 Oral and Maxillofacial Rehabilitation of Patients with Head and Neck Cancer 
    Richard C. Cardoso, Theresa M. Hofstede, Patricia C. Montgomery, Jack W. Martin, Adam S. Garden, Ruth A. Aponte-Wesson, Alexander M. Won, and Mark S. Chambers

    Chapter 30 General Principles of Radiation Therapy for Cancer of the Head and Neck 
    Randall J. Kimple, Bhishamjit S. Chera, and Paul M. Harari

    Chapter 31 Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck 
    Nabil F. Saba and Fadlo R. Khuri

    Chapter 32 Cancer of the Head and Neck: Targeted Molecular Therapy of Head and Neck Cancer 
    Katharine A. Price, Rafael Santana-Davila, Laura Q. M. Chow, Cesar A. Perez, Garrett Green, Loren K. Mell, and Ezra E. W. Cohen

    Chapter 33 Rehabilitation of Swallowing and Speech in Patients Treated for Cancer of the Head and Neck 
    Jan S. Lewin

    Chapter 34 Supportive and Palliative Care 
    A hmed Elsayem and Eduardo Bruera

    Chapter 35 Quality of Life in Head and Neck Cancer 
    A llen C. Sherman and Stephanie Simonton-Atchley

    Chapter 36 Application of Advances in Endoscopic and Robot-Assisted Approaches to the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer 
    Jason G. Newman and Bert W. O’Malley Jr.

    Chapter 37 Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations of the Head and Neck 
    James Y. Suen and Gresham T. Richter

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