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Principles and Management of Cancer

  • Edited by: Tejinder Kataria, Hemant Singhal, Dinesh Chand Doval
  • ISBN: 9789351529712
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: March 1, 2016
  • Format: Hardback – 332 Pages
  • Language: English


Principles and Management of Cancer provides oncologists with the latest information on modern techniques for the treatment of various cancers. The book covers emerging technologies and new research in oncology, ensuring it is fully up to date with the latest advances in the field.

Comprised of 25 chapters, topics range from lasers in head and neck cancers, to central nervous system and eye tumours. Chapters on soft tissue sarcoma, radiation pathology, emergencies in oncology, and paediatric tumours feature information on emerging technologies in these areas.

With full colour images and illustrations throughout, Principles and Management of Cancer is a comprehensive resource covering everything from imaging, emergencies and nutrition, to new drug discoveries and clinical trials.

Key Features
  • This book provides oncologists with the latest information on modern techniques for the treatment of various cancers.
  • It provides an insight into the radiobiological principles of radiation therapy, newer techniques of laser and minimally invasive surgery, critical organ sparing treatment delivery in radiation therapy, nutritional support for a cancer patient and guidelines on pain management.
  • Acute emergencies are covered in a separate chapter.
  • Drug development process dealt in the chapter on clinical trials.
  • The need for multimodality treatment to cure cancers and minimizing toxicity is emphasized throughout.
  • Highlights the stages of cancers where radiation can provide optimal benefit alone or as an adjunct to surgery and antineoplastic agents.
  • Multicolor images and illustrations have been used throughout the book to enhance learning.
  • Serves as a ready reference for the students of oncology, practitioners, clinicians, general physicians and oncologists.
  • It finds a space on the bookshelf of the healthcare givers reaching out to cancer patients.
Table of Contents
  1. Foreword
  2. Radiobiology of Radiation Therapy
  3. Radiation Pathology of Radiation Therapy
  4. Brachytherapy and its Applications
  5. Newer Techniques in Radiation Therapy
  6. Lasers in Head and Neck Cancers
  7. Emergencies in Cancer
  8. Diet/Nutrition in a Cancer Patient
  9. CNS and Spinal Tumours
  10. Head and Neck Cancers-Surgical Aspects
  11. Head and Neck Cancers- Radiation Therapy Aspects
  12. Principles of Breast Cancer Surgery
  13. Management of Breast Cancer-Radiation and Adjuvant Therapy
  14. Lung Cancer
  15. Cancers of Esophagus, Stomach and Anorectum
  16. Pancreatic Cancers-Surgical Aspects
  17. Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic Cancers-Radiation Therapy and Adjuvant Therapy
  18. Radiation in Hematological Malignancies-Leukaemias and Lymphomas
  19. Pediatric Cancers
  20. Gynaecological Cancers
  21. Prostate Cancer-Radiation Therapy and Adjuvant Therapy
  22. Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer
  23. Eye Tumours
  24. Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  25. Drug Discovery and Clinical Trials
  26. Quality Assurance in Radiotherapy (Linear Accelerators/Cyberknife and Brachytherapy)
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