Cancer in Dogs and Cats: Medical and Surgical Management

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Teton NewMedia, 2002 - Medical - 782 pages
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This is the second edition of a book originally published by Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. Cancer in Dogs and Cats, 2nd edition, has been completely updated and revised to provide the clinician with all the tools needed to properly diagnose and manage treatable cancers in dogs and cats. The presentation is a practical blend of basic science and both medical and surgical therapeutics designed to help the clinician make the difficult decisions inherent with cancer treatment. An entirely new and comprehensive index is provided, which allows precise and easy access to the content of the book.
 

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Contents

The New Language of Oncology Terms Used in Molecular Biology Relating to Cancer
3
Gene Regulation Signal Transaction and Cancer
9
CancerCausing Viruses
19
Environmental Causes of Naturally Occurring Cancer in Dogs and Cats
31
Host Tumor Cell Interaction as a Determinant of Tumor Cell Behavior
39
Chromosomal Changes Associated with Cancer
49
Principles of Cancer Diagnosis
55
Clinical Evaluation of Cancer Patients
57
Immunotherapy and Biologic Response Modifiers
435
Photodynamic Therapy
451
Clinical Signs Diagnosis and Treatment of Specific Cancers in Dogs and Cats
459
Mast Cell Tumors
461
VaccineAssociated Sarcoma
471
Tumors of the Skin and Subcutis
479
Cancers of the Head and Neck
499
Cancers of the Respiratory System
507

Diagnostic Cytology Common Techniques for Obtaining Cytology Smears
65
Using Cytology in the Diagnosis of Cancer
73
Myeloproliferative and Lymphoproliferative Disorders
89
Instruments and Techniques for Nonsurgical Biopsy
115
Principles of the Surgical Biopsy of Cancer
123
Understanding the Biopsy Report What Else to Ask For
131
Using Conventional Radiography in Cancer Diagnosis and Monitoring
139
Ultrasonography for Cancer Diagnosis and Monitoring
159
Alternate Imaging for the Diagnosis of Cancer
177
Treatment Modalities for Dogs and Cats with Cancer
203
Selecting the Best Cancer Treatment
205
Principles of Oncologic Surgery
209
Surgery for Oncologic Emergencies
227
Aggressive Cancer Surgery and Aftercare
253
Blood Transfusion and Management of Pain Infection and Nutritional Needs in the Postoperative Cancer Patient
307
Chemotherapy
341
Cancer Drug Pharmacology and Clinical Experience
349
Providing Chemotherapy Safely
369
Principles of Treating Chemotherapy Complications
375
Biologic Principles of Radiation Therapy
385
Summary of Results of Cancer Treatment with Radiation Therapy
399
Nonpulmonary Intrathoracic Cancer
523
Nonlymphomatous Cancers of the Esophagus Stomach and Intestines
537
Primary Cancers and Cancerlike Lesions of the Liver Biliary Epithelium and Exocrine Pancreas
545
Cancers of the Urinary Tract
555
Cancer of the Reproductive Tract
565
Canine and Feline Mammary Tumors
575
Cancer of Endocrine Origin
583
Skeletal Neoplasms
621
Cancers and Benign Proliferative Disorders of Joints
637
Cancer Affecting the Nervous System
641
Lymphosarcoma
651
Plasma Cell Neoplasms
681
Blood Vascular Lymphatic and Splenic Cancer
689
Cancers of Young Dogs and Cats
699
The Leukemias
703
Ocular Tumors of the Dog and Cat
711
Cancers of Unknown Primary Origin
737
Paraneoplastic Syndromes and the Tumors that Cause Them
741
Tumors of Uncertain Origin
755
Index
761
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