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ESMO Handbook of Cancer in the Senior Patient

ESMO Handbook of Cancer in the Senior Patient

1st Edition

Dirk Schrijvers, Matti Aapro, Branko Zakotnik, Riccardo Audisio, Hendrik van Halteren, Hurria Arti
May 20, 2010

The incidence of cancer in senior patients has been increasing worldwide. This book reflects the state of the art in the management of senior adults with cancer. The contributors discuss epidemiology, evaluation, surgical and radiotherapy treatment, hormonal and cytotoxic treatment, and specific ...

ESMO Handbook of Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Evaluation

ESMO Handbook of Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Evaluation

1st Edition

Hans-Joachim Schmoll, Laura Van't Meer, Jan Vermorken, Dirk Schrijvers
February 20, 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...

ESMO Handbook of Cancer Prevention

ESMO Handbook of Cancer Prevention

1st Edition

Dirk Schrijvers, Hans-Jörg Senn, Håkan Mellstedt, Branko Zakotnik
April 01, 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....

ESMO Handbook on Principles of Translational Research

ESMO Handbook on Principles of Translational Research

1st Edition

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...

ESMO Handbook of Advanced Cancer Care

ESMO Handbook of Advanced Cancer Care

1st Edition

Raphael Catane, Nathan Cherny, Marianne Kloke, Stephan Tanneberger, Dirk Schrijvers
December 15, 2005

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...

ESMO Handbook of Oncological Emergencies

ESMO Handbook of Oncological Emergencies

1st Edition

Paris A Kosmidis, Dirk Schrijvers, Fabrice Andre, Sylvie Rottey
May 12, 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 ...

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