The American Cancer Society's Principles of OncologyPrevention to Survivorship
Developed by the American Cancer Society this new textbook designed for a wide range of learners and practitioners is a comprehensive reference covering the diagnosis of cancer, and a range of related issues that are key to a multidisciplinary approach to cancer and critical to cancer control and may be used in conjunction with the book, The American Cancer Society's Oncology in Practice: Clinical Management. Edited by leading clinicians in the field and a stellar contributor list from the US and Europe, this book is written in an easy to understand style by multidisciplinary teams of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and other specialists, reflecting day-to-day decision-making and clinical practice. Input from pathologists, surgeons, radiologists, and other specialists is included wherever relevant and comprehensive treatment guidelines are provided by expert contributors where there is no standard recognized treatment. This book is an ideal resource for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of cancer prevention, screening, and follow-up, which are central to the ACS's worldwide mission on cancer control.
The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of nearly 2 million volunteers dedicated to saving lives, celebrating lives, and leading the fight for a world without cancer. From breakthrough research, to free lodging near treatment, a 24/7/365 live helpline, free rides to treatment, and convening powerful activists to create awareness and impact, the Society is the only organization attacking cancer from every angle. For more information go to www.cancer.org.
Comprehensively addresses all aspects of cancer prevention and survivorship taking a balanced, authoritative and, where possible, evidence-based stance The American Cancer Society's Principles of Oncology: Prevention to Survivorship is a modern textbook covering a range of topics that are key to a multidisciplinary approach to cancer and critical to cancer control. It covers the causes of cancer, prevention and early detection, cancer biology, diagnosis, and staging. A final section discusses symptom management, palliative care, complications, survivorship, and surrounding issues such as fertility and sexuality after cancer, and psychiatric complications. Designed for a wide range of learners and practitioners, this resource places special emphasis on cancer prevention, screening, and follow-up, which are central to the American Cancer Society's worldwide mission on cancer control. Developed by the American Cancer Society, this new textbook covers: descriptive epidemiology; fundamentals of cancer epidemiology; socioeconomic inequalities in cancer incidence and mortality; counseling and testing for inherited predisposition to cancer; microbial, environmental, and occupational carcinogens; screening and early detection; principles and drivers of cancer; imaging in oncology; the pathologic evaluation of neoplastic diseases; radiotherapy; cytotoxic chemotherapy; hormonal therapy; hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; diet, physical activity, and weight control for patients and survivors; clinical trials; geriatric oncology; supportive care; sexuality and fertility; psychiatric issues in cancer patients; survivorship care; and more. Written by a prestigious list of contributors from the U.S. and Europe and edited by a multidisciplinary team of leaders in all aspects of cancer-related healthcare. Focuses on evidence based research and clinical practice throughout Written in an easy-to-understand style by multidisciplinary teams of medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, other clinical specialists including radiologists and pathologists, primary care clinicians, epidemiologists, cancer biologists, and other cancer professionals, reflecting day-to-day decision-making and clinical practice Can be used as a companion book to The American Cancer Society's Oncology in Practice: Clinical Management The American Cancer Society's Principles of Oncology: Prevention to Survivorship is an ideal resource for a wide range of learners and practitioners seeking a comprehensive understanding of prevention and early detection in the field of oncology.
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