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Title Lung cancer / edited by Jack A. Roth, James D. Cox, Waun Ki Hong
Edition 3rd ed
Published Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 468 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Smoking cessation / Alexander V. Prokhorov, Kentya H. Ford, and Karen Suchanek Hudmon -- Lung cancer susceptibility genes / Joan E. Bailey-Wilson -- Lung cancer susceptibility and risk assessment models / Xifeng Wu [and others] -- The molecular genetics of lung cancer / David S. Shames, Mitsuo Sato, and John D. Minna -- Molecular biology of preneoplastic lesions of the lung / Ignacio I. Wistuba and Adi F. Gazdar -- Detection of preneoplastic lesions / Stephen Lam -- Treatment of preneoplastic lesions of the lung / Annette McWilliams -- The pathology and pathogenesis of peripheral lung adenocarcinoma including bronchioloalveolar carcinoma / Wilbur A. Franklin -- Treatment of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma / Ji-Youn Han, Dae Ho Lee, and Jin Soo Lee -- Molecular profiling for early detection and prediction of response in lung cancer / Jacob M. Kaufman and David P. Carbone -- The role for mediastinoscopy in the staging of nonsmall cell lung cancer / Carolyn E. R╠łeed -- Minimally invasive surgery for lung cancer / Michael Kent, Miguel Alvelo-Rivera, and James Luketich -- Extended resection for lung cancer / Philippe G. Dartevelle, Bedrettin Yildizeli, and Sacha Mussot -- Adjuvant chemotherapy following surgery for lung cancer / Benjamin Besse and Thierry Le Chevalier -- Induction chemotherapy for resectable lung cancer / Katherine M.W. Pisters -- Image-guided radiation therapy / Kenneth E. Rosenzweig and Sonal Sura -- Stereotactic body radiation therapy for lung cancer / Robert D. Timmerman and Brian D. Kavanagh -- Proton therapy / Joe Y. Chang, Alfred R. Smith, and James D. Cox -- Combinations of radiation therapy and chemotherapy for nonsmall cell lung carcinoma / Zhongxing Liao, Frank V. Fossella, and Ritsuko Komaki -- New chemotherapeutic agents in lung cancer / Anne S. Tsao -- Immunologic approaches to lung cancer therapy / Jay M. Lee, Steven M. Dubinett, and Sherven Sharma -- Epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors / Lecia V. Sequist and Thomas J. Lynch -- Tumor angiogenesis: biology and therapeutic implications for lung cancer / Emer O. Hanrahan, Monique Nilsson, and John V. Heymach -- Retinoids and rexinoids in lung cancer prevention and treatment / Nishin Bhadkamkar and Fadlo R. Khuri -- Proteasome inhibition in nonsmall cell lung cancer therapy / Minh Huynh and Primo N. Lara Jr. -- Targeted genetic therapy for lung cancer / Jack Roth -- Screening for early detection / James L. Mulshine -- Natural agents for chemoprevention of lung cancer / Amir Sharafkhaneh [and others]
Summary Lung cancer is a major cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women. However, since the first edition of Lung Cancer was published 14 years ago, rapid progress in the biology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the disease has been made
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Lungs -- Cancer.
Lung Neoplasms -- therapy
Lung Neoplasms -- diagnosis
Lung Neoplasms -- genetics
Lung Neoplasms
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Lungs -- Cancer.
Lungenkrebs
Form Electronic book
Author Roth, Jack A
Cox, James D. (James Daniel), 1938-
Hong, Waun Ki
ISBN 9780470695623
0470695625
9780470696330
0470696338