The American Cancer Society's Principles of Oncology

The American Cancer Society's Principles of Oncology

Prevention to Survivorship
1. Aufl.

153,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 15.12.2017
ISBN/EAN: 9781119468875
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 472

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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.
Editorial Board and Reviewers viii List of Contributors ix Introduction xv Section 1 | Cancer Causes, Prevention, and Early Detection 1 1 Descriptive Epidemiology 3Rebecca L. Siegel, Kimberly D. Miller, and Ahmedin Jemal 2 Fundamentals of Cancer Epidemiology 15Susan M. Gapstur and Eric J. Jacobs 3 Socioeconomic Inequalities in Cancer Incidence and Mortality 23Gopal K. Singh and Ahmedin Jemal 4 The Global Burden of Cancer 33Ahmedin Jemal and Lindsey A. Torre 5 Counseling and Testing for Inherited Predisposition to Cancer 45Emily Glogowski, Kasmintan A. Schrader, Kelly L. Stratton, and Kenneth Offit 6 Tobacco 58Thomas J. Glynn, Richard D. Hurt, and J. Lee Westmaas 7 Microbial Carcinogens 72Edgar P. Simard and Ahmedin Jemal 8 Environmental and Occupational Carcinogens 81Elizabeth Ward 9 Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention 92Stacey Fedewa, Rebecca L. Siegel, Colleen Doyle, Marji L. McCullough, and Alpa V. Patel 10 Sun Protection 99Andrew C. Walls and Martin A. Weinstock 11 Screening and Early Detection 110Robert A. Smith, Otis W. Brawley, and Richard C. Wender Section 2 | Cancer Biology 137 12 The Principles and Drivers of Cancer 139Charles Saxe and William C. Phelps Section 3 | Diagnosis 153 13 Imaging in Oncology 155Andreas G. Wibmer, Andreas M. Hötker, Maura Miccò, David M. Panicek, and Hedvig Hricak 14 The Pathologic Evaluation of Neoplastic Diseases 164John D. Pfeifer and Mark R. Wick 15 Cancer Staging 184Frederick L. Greene and Lauren A. Kosinski Section 4 | Treatment Modalities 191 16 Surgical Oncology Overview 193M. Andrew Sicard and Benjamin D. Li 17 Radiotherapy 204Curtiland Deville, Jr., Gaurav Shukla, Ramesh Rengan, and Charles R. Thomas, Jr. 18 Cytotoxic Chemotherapy 220R. Donald Harvey and Fadlo R. Khuri 19 Hormonal Therapy for Cancer 236Amelia B. Zelnak and Bradley C. Carthon 20 Immunotherapy of Cancer 244Diwakar Davar, Ahmad A. Tarhini, and John M. Kirkwood 21 Targeted Therapies 267Elizabeth Kessler, Paul Brittain, S. Lindsey Davis, Stephen Leong, S. Gail Eckhardt, and Christopher H. Lieu 22 Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Cancer 284Joshua F. Zeidner, Christopher G. Kanakry, and Leo Luznik 23 Diet, Physical Activity, and Weight Control for Cancer Patients and Survivors 293Wendy Demark?]Wahnefried, Laura Q. Rogers, Catherine M. Alfano, Cynthia A. Thomson, Kerry S. Courneya, Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt, Nicole L. Stout, Elizabeth Kvale, Heidi Ganzer, Ted Gansler, and Jennifer A. Ligibel 24 Clinical Trials 306Olwen M. Hahn and Richard L. Schilsky 25 Complementary and Alternative (Integrative) Oncology 315Gabriel Lopez, Richard Lee, M. Kay Garcia, Alejandro Chaoul, and Lorenzo Cohen Section 5 | Geriatric Oncology 323 26 Geriatric Oncology 325Arvind M. Shinde, Sumanta K. Pal, and Arti Hurria Section 6 | Symptom Management, Palliative Care, Complications and Toxicities of Treatment, Patient?]Reported Outcomes, etc. 333 27 Palliative and Supportive Care 335Rony Dev and Eduardo Bruera 28 Sexuality and Fertility 359Jeanne Carter, Shari B. Goldfarb, Yukio Sonoda, Christian J. Nelson, Maura N. Dickler, and John P. Mulhall 29 Psychiatric Issues in Cancer Patients 379Andrew J. Roth and Adrienne Jaeger 30 Oncologic Emergencies 393Mark A. Lewis, William J. Hogan, and Timothy J. Moynihan 31 Patient?]Reported Outcomes in Cancer: Application and Utility in Clinical Practice and Research 409Kevin D. Stein, Tenbroeck Smith, Joseph E. Bauer, Deborah L. Driscoll, and Dexter L. Cooper 32 Survivorship Care 419Emily Tonorezos, Shrujal S. Baxi, Victoria Blinder, Darren R. Feldman, Danielle Novetsky Friedman, Matthew Matasar, Talya Salz, Armin Shahrokni, and Kevin C. Oeffinger Index 437
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
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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