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7th Edition

Treatment of Cancer

Edited By

Pat Price


Karol Sikora

ISBN 9780367560027
Published April 23, 2022 by CRC Press
638 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


Cancer Care: Today and Tomorrow


1. Central Nervous System

Susan Short and Louise Murray

2. Adult Ocular and Orbital (Ocular Adnexa) Tumors

P.N. Plowman, Rachel Lewis, and J.L. Hungerford

3. Head and Neck Cancer

Lorcan O’Toole and Nicholas D. Stafford

4. Thyroid

Kate Newbold and Clive Harmer

5. Endocrine and Neuroendocrine Tumors

Natasha Shrikrishnapalasuriyar, P.N. Plowman, Márta Korbonits, and Ashley B. Grossman

6. Breast Cancer

Amy Case, Gwenllian Edwards, and Catherine Pembroke

7. Lung Cancer

Michael Flynn and Nadia Yousaf

8. Esophageal Cancer

Jennifer Kahan, Carys Morgan, Kieran Foley, and Thomas Crosby

9. Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Daniel H. Palmer and Philip J. Johnson

10. Pancreatic Cancer

Kulbir Mann, Andrea Sheel, and Paula Ghaneh

11. Biliary Tract Cancer

Hemant M. Kocher, Vincent S. Yip, and Ajit T. Abraham

12. Gastric Cancer

Mark A. Baxter and Russell D. Petty

13. Bladder Cancer

Robert Huddart and Pradeep Kumar

14. Prostate Cancer

Malcolm Mason and Howard Kynaston

15. Colorectal Cancer

Harpreet Wasan and Richard Adams

16. Anus

Bernard J. Cummings and James D. Brierley

17. Germ-Cell Cancer of the Testis and Related Neoplasms

Amy Kwan and Danish Mazhar

18. Renal Cell Cancer

Sarah Ellis and Joanna Hack

19. Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancer

Robert D. Morgan, Andrew R. Clamp, and Gordon C. Jayson

20. Uterine Cancer

Claudia von Arx, Hani Gabra, and Christina Fotopoulou

21. Cervical Cancer

Georgios Imseeh and Alexandra Taylor

22. Carcinoma of the Vagina and Vulva

Sadaf Ghaem-Maghami and Kostas Lathouras

23. Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia

Michael J. Seckl

24. Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

Irene De Francesco, Sean Whittaker, and Stephen L. Morris

25. Malignant Melanoma

James Larkin and Lisa Pickering

26. Primary Bone Tumors

Jeremy S. Whelan, Rob C. Pollock, Rachael E. Windsor, and Mahbubl Ahmed

27. Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Thomas F. DeLaney, David C. Harmon, Karol Sikora, and Francis J. Hornicek

28. Leukemias

Tariq I. Mughal

29. Hodgkin Lymphoma

Dennis A. Eichenauer and Andreas Engert

30. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Piers Blombery and David C. Linch

31. Multiple Myeloma

Guy Pratt

32. Pediatric Oncology

Stephen Lowis, Rachel Cox, John Moppett, and Helen Rees

33. AIDS-Related Malignancy

Mark Bower, Elena Gervasi, and Alessia Dalla Pria

34. Clinical Cancer Genetics

Rosalind A. Eeles and Lisa J. Walker

35. Lifestyle Factors in Cancer Survivorship

Robert Thomas


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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 is Medical Director, Rutherford Health, and Professor of Medicine, University of Buckingham, UK. 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.