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Uniform Title IASLC multidisciplinary approach to thoracic oncology
Title IASLC thoracic oncology / executive editor, Harvey I. Pass ; editors, David Ball, Giorgio V. Scagliotti
Edition Second edition
Published Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2018]


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 658 pages) : illustrations (some color), color map
Contents Classic epidemiology of lung cancer -- Tobacco control and primary prevention -- Assessing and treating tobacco use in lung cancer care -- Lung cancer in never-smokers : a different disease -- Gender-related differences in lung cancer -- Genetic susceptibility to lung cancer -- Screening for lung cancer -- Preclinical biomarkers for the early detection of lung cancer -- Chemoprevention of lung cancer and management of early lung cancer -- Copy number abnormalities and gene fusions in lung cancer : present and developing technologies -- Mutational events in lung cancer : present and developing technologies -- Epigenetic events in lung cancer : chromatin remodeling and DNA methylation -- Stem cells and lung cancer : in vitro and in vivo studies -- Microenvironment and lung cancer -- Micrornas as biomarkers for lung cancer -- Humoral and cellular immune dysregulation and lung cancer -- Classic anatomic pathology and lung cancer -- Molecular testing in lung cancer -- Management of small histologic and cytologic specimens in the molecular era -- Clinical presentation and prognostic factors in lung cancer -- Conventional imaging of lung cancer -- Positron emission tomography imaging of lung cancer -- Diagnostic workup for suspected lung cancer confined to the chest -- Preoperative and intraoperative invasive staging of the mediastinum -- The eighth edition of the tumor, node, and metastasis classification of lung cancer -- Preoperative functional evaluation of the surgical candidate -- Results of video-assisted techniques for resection of lung cancer -- Robotic surgery : techniques and results for resection of lung cancer -- Extent of surgical resection for stage i and ii lung cancer -- Extended resections for lung cancer : chest wall and pancoast tumors -- Extended resections for lung cancer : bronchovascular sleeve resections -- Multiple nodules : management of synchronous and metachronous lung cancers -- Surgical management of patients considered marginally resectable -- Technical requirements for lung cancer radiotherapy -- Radiobiology of lung cancer -- Patient selection for radiotherapy -- Stage i nonsmall cell lung cancer and oligometastatic disease -- Ablation options for localized nonsmall cell lung cancer -- Radiotherapy for locally advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer including combined modality -- Radiotherapy in the management of small cell lung cancer : thoracic radiotherapy, prophylactic cranial irradiation -- Palliative radiotherapy for lung cancer -- Acute and late toxicities of thoracic radiotherapy : pulmonary, esophagus, and heart -- Neurotoxicity related to radiotherapy and chemotherapy for nonsmall cell and small cell lung cancer -- Frontline systemic therapy options in nonsmall cell lung cancer -- Systemic options for second-line therapy and beyond -- Maintenance chemotherapy for nonsmall cell lung cancer -- Pharmacogenomics in lung cancer : predictive biomarkers for chemotherapy -- New targets for therapy in lung cancer -- Management of toxicities of targeted therapies -- Immunotherapy and lung cancer -- Adjuvant and neoadjuvant chemotherapy for early-stage nonsmall cell lung cancer -- Treatment of extensive-stage small cell lung cancer -- Malignant mesothelioma -- Mediastinal tumors -- Neuroendocrine tumors of the lung other than small cell lung cancer -- Thymic tumors -- Lung cancer emergencies -- The role of palliative care in lung cancer -- Clinical trial methodology in lung cancer : study design and end-point considerations -- How to promote and organize clinical research in lung cancer -- The role of advocacy groups in lung cancer -- The role of health services research in improving the outcomes for patients with lung cancer
Summary 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
Notes Revised edition of: The IASLC multidisciplinary approach to thoracic oncology / executive editor, Harvey I. Pass ; editors: David Ball, Giorgio V. Scagliotti. [2014]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from resource home page (ClinicalKey, viewed June 21, 2017)
Subject Lungs -- Cancer.
Thoracic Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms -- Electronic Books
Lung Neoplasms
Lungs -- Cancer
Form Electronic book
Author Pass, Harvey I., editor
Ball, David (David L.), editor.
Scagliotti, Giorgio V., editor
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, issuing body.
LC no. 2017004620
ISBN 9780323527842
Other Titles Thoracic oncology
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer thoracic oncology
OTHER TI Preceded by: IASLC multidisciplinary approach to thoracic oncology. [2014]