IASLC Thoracic Oncology E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Apr 21, 2017 - Medical - 960 pages

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.

  • Offers practical, relevant coverage of basic science, epidemiology, pulmonology, medical and radiation oncology, surgery, pathology, palliative care, nursing, and advocacy.
  • Provides authoritative guidance from the IASLC – the only global organization dedicated to the study of lung cancer.
  • Includes new content on molecular testing, immunotherapy, early detection, staging and the IASLC staging system, surgical resection for stage I and stage II lung cancer, and stem cells in lung cancer.
  • Features a new full-color design throughout, as well as updated diagnostic algorithms.
 

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Contents

I Lung Cancer Control and Epidemiology
1
II Lung Cancer Molecular Carcinogenesis
82
III Immunology
137
IV Pathology
143
V Clinical and Radiologic Presentation of Lung Cancer
186
VI Diagnosis and Staging of Lung Cancer
233
VII Surgical Management of Lung Cancer
265
VIII Radiotherapeutic Management of Lung Cancer
318
X Other Thoracic Malignancies
536
XI Symptom Management and Complications
590
XII Clinical Trials
620
XIII Thoracic Oncology Advocacy
635
Diagnostic Algorithms
651
Index
659
IBC
687
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IX Chemotherapy and Targeted Agents for Lung Cancer
418

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