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Thoracic Malignancies [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781904097686Series: European Respiratory Monograph, Number 44Publication details: Sheffield : European Respiratory Society Journals, 2009.ISBN:
  • 9781904097761
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Thoracic MalignanciesDDC classification:
  • 616.99 616.99/40642 616.9940642 616.99424
LOC classification:
  • RC271 .R3
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Contents:
Cover; Contents; Guest editors; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1 - Lung cancer: oncogenesis and prevention; Chapter 2 - Pathology and immunohistochemistry of lung cancer; Chapter 3 - Pre-invasive diseases of the lung; Chapter 4 - Screening for lung cancer; Chapter 5 - Symptoms and signs of lung cancer; Chapter 6 - The biology of lung cancer; Chapter 7 - Radiology of lung cancer; Chapter 8 - Diagnostic endoscopic investigations in lung cancer; Chapter 9 - Staging of lung cancer; Chapter 10 - Functional evaluation for treatment; Chapter 11 - The surgical treatment of lung cancer
Chapter 12 - Radiotherapy in the treatment of nonsmall cell lung cancerChapter 13 - Neoadjuvant and adjuvant treatment for operable nonsmall cell lung cancer; Chapter 14 - Management of locally advances nonsmall cell lung cancer; Chapter 15 - Chemotherapy in advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer; Chapter 16 - Targeted therapy in nonsmall cell lung cancer; Chapter 17 - Treatment of limited disease-small cell lung cancer; Chapter 18 - Management of extensive disease-small cell lung cancer; Chapter 19 - Malignant pleural disease in primary lung cancer
Chapter 20 - Endobronchial management of central cancersChapter 21 - Epidemiology of lung cancer and mesothelioma; Chapter 22 - Diagnosis and staging of mesothelioma; Chapter 23 - Surgery and multimodality treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma; Chapter 24 - Systemic treatment of malignant mesothelioma; Statements of interest; Previously published
Summary: Lung cancer is estimated to be the fifth most common cause of death in the world and the most commonly diagnosed cancer. This book covers the huge advances that have been made in understanding the biology of lung cancer, the improvements in diagnostic staging and the introduction of new molecularly targeted therapies. An essential reference guide for respiratory physicians dealing with all aspects of thoracic malignancies.
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Cover; Contents; Guest editors; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1 - Lung cancer: oncogenesis and prevention; Chapter 2 - Pathology and immunohistochemistry of lung cancer; Chapter 3 - Pre-invasive diseases of the lung; Chapter 4 - Screening for lung cancer; Chapter 5 - Symptoms and signs of lung cancer; Chapter 6 - The biology of lung cancer; Chapter 7 - Radiology of lung cancer; Chapter 8 - Diagnostic endoscopic investigations in lung cancer; Chapter 9 - Staging of lung cancer; Chapter 10 - Functional evaluation for treatment; Chapter 11 - The surgical treatment of lung cancer

Chapter 12 - Radiotherapy in the treatment of nonsmall cell lung cancerChapter 13 - Neoadjuvant and adjuvant treatment for operable nonsmall cell lung cancer; Chapter 14 - Management of locally advances nonsmall cell lung cancer; Chapter 15 - Chemotherapy in advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer; Chapter 16 - Targeted therapy in nonsmall cell lung cancer; Chapter 17 - Treatment of limited disease-small cell lung cancer; Chapter 18 - Management of extensive disease-small cell lung cancer; Chapter 19 - Malignant pleural disease in primary lung cancer

Chapter 20 - Endobronchial management of central cancersChapter 21 - Epidemiology of lung cancer and mesothelioma; Chapter 22 - Diagnosis and staging of mesothelioma; Chapter 23 - Surgery and multimodality treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma; Chapter 24 - Systemic treatment of malignant mesothelioma; Statements of interest; Previously published

Lung cancer is estimated to be the fifth most common cause of death in the world and the most commonly diagnosed cancer. This book covers the huge advances that have been made in understanding the biology of lung cancer, the improvements in diagnostic staging and the introduction of new molecularly targeted therapies. An essential reference guide for respiratory physicians dealing with all aspects of thoracic malignancies.