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7th Edition

Treatment of Cancer

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ISBN 9780367134655
November 25, 2020 Forthcoming by CRC Press
704 Pages - 73 Color & 112 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Treatment of Cancer is a multi-author work and comprehensive guide on modern cancer treatment that aims to give clinician and student alike the framework for an integrated approach to patient care, including radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and surgery. Much information is presented in tables and charts for easy assimilation, and clear algorithms for patient pathways are included to make decisions straightforward while allowing for sound clinical judgement.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Cancer Care- Today and Tomorrow

List of Contributors

  1. Central Nervous System
  2. Susan Short and Louise Murray

  3. Adult ocular and orbital (Ocular Andexa) tumours
  4. P. N. Plowman, R. Lewis, and J. L. Hungerford

  5. Head and Neck Cancer
  6. Lorcan O'Toole and Nicholas D. Stafford

  7. Thyroid
  8. Kate Newbold and Clive Harmer

  9. Endocrine and Neuroendocrine tumours
  10. Natasha Shrikrishnapalasuriyar, P. Nicholas Plowman, Márta Korbonits, and Ashley B. Grossman

  11. Breast Cancer
  12. Amy Case, Gwenllian Edwards, and Catherine Pembroke

  13. Lung Cancer
  14. Michael Flynn and Nadia Yousaf

  15. Oesophageal Cancer
  16. Jennifer Kahan, Carys Morgan, Kieran Foley, and Thomas Crosby

  17. Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  18. Daniel H. Palmer and Philip J. Johnson

  19. Pancreatic Cancer
  20. Kulbir Mann, Andrea Sheel, and Paula Ghaneh

  21. Biliary tract cancer
  22. Hemant M. Kocher, Vincent Yip, and Ajit T. Abraham

  23. Gastric Cancer
  24. Mark A. Baxter and Russell D. Petty

  25. Bladder Cancer
  26. A.R Huddart and Pradeep Kumar

  27. Prostrate Cancer
  28. Malcolm Mason and Howard Kynaston

  29. Colorectal Cancer
  30. Harpreet Wasan and Richard Adams

  31. Anus
  32. Bernard J. Cummings and James D. Brierley

  33. Germ-cell cancer of the testis and related neoplasms
  34. Amy Kwan and Danish Mazhar

  35. Renal Cell Cancer
  36. Sarah Ellis and Joanna Hack

  37. Ovarian, fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancer
  38. Robert D. Morgan, Andrew R. Clamp, and Gordon C. Jayson

  39. Uterine Cancer
  40. Claudia Von Arx, Hani Gabra, and Christina Fotopolou

  41. Cervical Cancer
  42. Georgios Imseeh and Alexandra Taylor

  43. Carcinoma of the vagina and vulva
  44. Sadaf Ghaem-Maghami and Kostas Lathouras

  45. Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia
  46. Michael J. Seckl

  47. Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  48. Irene de Francesco, Sean Whittaker, and Stephen L. Morris

  49. Malignant Melanoma
  50. James Larkin and Lisa Pickering

  51. Primary Bone Tumours
  52. Jeremy S. Whelan, Rob C. Pollock, Rachael E. Windsor, and Mahbubl Ahmed

  53. Soft Tissue Sarcomas
  54. Thomas F. Delaney, David C. Harmon, Daniel I. Rosenthal, Karol Sikora, and Francis J. Hornicek

  55. Leukaemias
  56. Tariq I. Mughal

  57. Hodgkin Lymphoma
  58. Dennis A. Eichenauer and Andreas Engert

  59. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  60. Piers Blombery and David C. Linch

  61. Multiple myeloma
  62. Guy Pratt

  63. Paediatric Oncology
  64. Stephen Lowis, Rachel Cox, John Moppett, and Helen Rees

  65. AIDS-related malignancy
  66. Mark Bower, Elena Gervasi, and Alessia Dalla Pria

  67. Clinical Cancer Genetics
  68. Rosalind A. Eeles and Lisa J. Walker

  69. Lifestyle factors in cancer survivorship

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Pat Price, MA, MD, FRCP, FRCR, Visiting Professor in the Division of Surgery within the Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, is an academic clinical oncologist specializing in PET based molecular imaging, advanced radiotherapy techniques and translational research in oncology. She founded the charity Action Radiotherapy which acts as the secretariat to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Radiotherapy.

Professor Karol Sikora, MA, MB BChir, PhD, FRCR, FRCP, FFPM, a former chief of the World Health Organisation cancer programme, is a world respected oncologist and campaigner for better universal cancer treatment. He was Clinical Director for Cancer Services at Imperial Healthcare for over 20 years and founded the University of Buckingham Medical School before setting up Rutherford Health, a network of integrated cancer centres which include proton therapy.