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Title Bethesda handbook of clinical oncology / editors, Jame Abraham, James L. Gulley, Carmen J. Allegra
Edition 3rd ed
Published Philadelphia, PA : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xix, 662 pages) : illustrations
Series R2 digital library
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Handbook
R2 digital library
Contents Head and neck cancer -- Non-small cell lung cancer -- Small cell lung cancer -- Esophageal cancer -- Gastric cancers -- Biliary tract cancer -- Primary cancers of the liver -- Colorectal cancer -- Pancreatic cancer -- Anal cancer -- Other gastrointestinal tumors -- Breast Cancer -- Renal cell cancer -- Prostate cancer -- Bladder cancer -- Testicaular carcinoma -- Ovarian cancer -- Endometrial cancer -- Vulvar cancer -- Ovarian cancer -- Sarcomas and malignancies of the bone -- Skin cancer and melanoma -- Acute Leukemia -- Chronic lymphoid leukemias -- Chronic myeloid leukemia -- Chronic myeloproliferative diseases --Mutiple myeloma -- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation -- Carcinoma of unknown primary -- Central nervous system tumors -- Endocrine tumors -- Hematopoietic growth factors -- Infectious complications in oncology -- Oncologic emergencies and paraneoplastic syndrome -- Psychopharmacologic management in oncology -- Management of emesis in oncology -- Medical nutrition therapy -- Pain and palliative care -- Complementary and alternative medicine -- Central venous access device -- Procedures in medical oncology -- Basic genomics for practicing oncologists -- Basic principles of radiation oncology -- Anticancer agents
Summary Written by clinicians from the National Cancer Institute and other leading institutions, this comprehensive, clear, concise oncology handbook is designed specifically for quick bedside consultation. It covers all malignancies and offers busy clinicians practical guidelines on daily patient management, including commonly used treatment regimens and chemotherapy dosing and schedules. The user-friendly format features tables, charts, bullet points, and algorithms. The thoroughly updated third edition places an increased emphasis on practical clinical information, and includes new chemotherapeutic agents, dosages, and treatment regimens and the latest clinical trials data. New chapters focus on basic genomics for practicing oncologists and basic principles of radiation. The succinct yet detailed presentation is ideal for board review as well as clinical reference
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cancer -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Neoplasms -- therapy -- Handbooks
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Abraham, Jame.
Gulley, James L. (James Leonard), 1964-
Allegra, Carmen J.
LC no. 2009015306
ISBN 9781469866031
Other Titles Handbook of clinical oncology