The Washington Manual of Oncology

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Ramaswamy Govindan
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 556 pages

The Washington ManualŪ of Oncology, Second Edition presents the latest, most authoritative cancer management recommendations in the famous fast-access Washington ManualŪ outline format. This edition has been reorganized into three major sections: principles of oncology, site-specific diseases, and supportive therapy. New chapters cover being an oncologist; principles of cytotoxic therapy; principles of molecularly targeted therapy; principles of clinical research; basics of molecular oncogenesis; pharmacogenomics; molecular diagnostics; cancer and thrombosis; management of complications of chemotherapy; and transfusion medicine. New appendices cover body surface area, dose adjustments of chemotherapy agents in renal and hepatic failure, and online resources for oncologists.

The Washington ManualŪ is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.

 

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Contents

Principles and Practice of Surgery in Cancer Therapy
1
Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy
15
Special Considerations
30
Principles of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
47
Biostatistics 101 as Applied to Oncology
61
Principles of Clinical Research
68
Basics of Molecular Oncogenesis
79
Pharmacogenomics
87
Ovarian
260
Lymphoma
286
Acute Leukemias
304
Chronic Leukemias
319
Plasma Cell Dyscrasias
333
Sarcoma
363
Malignant Melanoma and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
377
Cancer and Thrombosis
394

Molecular Diagnostics
95
NeuroOncology
103
Head and Neck Cancer
118
Lung Cancer
134
Breast Cancer
149
Thymoma and Mesothelioma
172
Colorectal and Anal
190
Kidney
205
Prostate
226
Testicular Cancer and Germ Cell Tumors
247
Oncologic Emergencies
404
Management of Complications of Chemotherapy a Nursing
413
Growth Factor Support in Oncology
440
Nutritional Support
456
Smoking Cessation and Counseling
464
Hospice and Palliative Care
485
Dose Adjustments of Commonly used
492
Index
535
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