ESMO Handbook of Cancer in the Senior Patient
ESMO Handbook of Cancer Prevention
By Dirk Schrijvers, Matti Aapro, Branko Zakotnik, Riccardo Audisio, Hendrik van Halteren, Hurria Arti
May 20, 2010
Cancer is a disease related to ageing, and the proportion of senior patients increases worldwide. While the proportion of persons beyond age 70 is still small in developing countries, their numerous population means that there are more "elderlies" in India than in Europe. This book reflects the ...
By Hans-Joachim Schmoll, Laura Van't Meer, Jan Vermorken, Dirk Schrijvers
March 27, 2009
An informative handbook on the staging of cancer and the selection and evaluation of cancer treatment. ESMO Handbook on Treatment Evaluation in Cancer is an ideal resource for medical oncologists and those involved in screening and chemotherapy programs. The text demonstrates how to judge various...
By Dirk Schrijvers, Hans-Jörg Senn, Håkan Mellstedt, Branko Zakotnik
April 28, 2008
This handbook summarizes the fast-moving world of research into prevention of cancer. An international selection of experts here present the points of most relevance for oncologists and those involved professionally with prevention and screening programmes....
By Håkan Mellstedt, Dirk Schrijvers, Dimitrios Bafaloukos, Richard Griel
May 21, 2007
Using state-of-the-art and evidence-based literature references and reviews, the authors present an overview of translational research that is both reliable and easily understood. The book begins with principles of normal cell biology and normal immunology. It examines tumor biology and basic tumor...
By Raphael Catane, Nathan Cherny, Marianne Kloke, Stephan Tanneberger, Dirk Schrijvers
January 17, 2006
The treatment of patients with advanced cancer presents a special set of problems. The cancer itself poses significant challenges related to treatment, and the chemotherapy involved can often induce its own set of issues. In these difficult cases, psychiatric problems and palliative care often come...
By Paris A Kosmidis, Dirk Schrijvers, Fabrice Andre, Sylvie Rottey
June 07, 2005
Young medical oncologists, who may often find themselves faced by major complications caused by cancer or by cancer treatment, will welcome this handbook as a highly useful tool to develop their knowledge and skills in the area. Initiated by the European Society for Medical Oncology’s (ESMO) Young ...