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Title Carcinoma of an unknown primary site / edited by Karim Fizazi
Published New York : Taylor & Francis, 2006


Description 1 online resource (xv, 240 pages) : illustrations
Contents Front Cover; Preface; Contents; Contributors; 1. What We Know About Carcinomas of Unknown Primary Site (CUP) Almost for Sure: Incidence, Survival, and Necropsy Data; 2. Radiographic Studies, Endoscopy, and Serum Tumor Markers in the Diagnostic Evaluation of Carcinomas of Unknown Primary Site; 3. The Advent of Immunohistochemistry in Carcinoma of Unknown Primary Site: A Major Progress; 4. The Importance of Identifying CUP Subsets; 5. Role of Positron Emission Tomography with 18F-Fluorodesoxyglucose (PET-FDG) in the Care of Carcinomas of an Unknown Primary Site
Summary 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 examples, this reference helps physicians treat patients whose primary cancer site is difficult to locate and assess
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cancer of unknown primary origin.
Neoplasms, Unknown Primary -- diagnosis
Carcinoma -- diagnosis
Carcinoma -- therapy
Neoplasms, Unknown Primary -- therapy
Neoplasms, Unknown Primary
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Cancer of unknown primary origin.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Fizazi, Karim
ISBN 1420016253