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Title International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer textbook of prevention and detection of early lung cancer / edited by Fred R. Hirsch [and others]
Published London ; New York : Taylor & Francis ; Boca Raton, FL : Distributed in North America by Taylor & Francis ; Andover, UK : Distributed [in the U.K.] by Thomson Pub. Services, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 396 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Global epidemiology of lung cancer -- The molecular epidemiology of lung cancer -- Tobacco, lung cancer and tobacco control -- Clinical approaches to smoking cessation -- Pathology of lung preneoplasia -- Lung carcinogenesis: biology -- Proteomic strategies for the early detection of lung cancer -- Sputum cytology and biomarkers -- The role of autofluorescence bronchoscopy in diagnosis of early lung cancer -- The role of endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) in diagnosis and treatment of centrally located early lung cancer -- Bronchoscopic treatment of early lung cancer lesions -- CT screening for lung cancer -- New directions in spiral CT image processing and computer-aided diagnosis -- Diagnostic workup of screen-detected lesions -- The pathology of screen-detected lesions -- Surgical approaches to screen-detected lesions and tissue acquisition for translational research -- Non-surgical approaches to early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) -- Economic evaluation of lung cancer screening -- Chemoprevention -- The selection of the optimal target population for spiral CT screening and chemoprevention trials
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Lungs -- Cancer -- Diagnosis.
Lungs -- Cancer -- Prevention.
Lung Neoplams -- therapy
Lung Neoplasms -- epidemiology.
Lung Neoplasms -- prevention & control.
Mass Screening.
Tomography, Spiral Computed.
Form Electronic book
Author Hirsch, Fred R.
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.
ISBN 0203324528 (electronic bk.)
9780203324523 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles IASLC textbook of prevention and detection of early lung cancer
Textbook of prevention and detection of early lung cancer