Description

The first book focusing specifically on frequent and frequently disabling side effects involving the skin, hair and nails in cancer patients. According to the World Health Organization, there are approximately thirty million people living with a diagnosis of cancer – the majority of whom will receive surgery, systemic therapy, and/or radiation, and who will suffer from dermatologic adverse events. Dermatologists and oncologists are only beginning to grapple with these events, which pose serious quality-of-life issues with so many patients, and will become more prevalent as survival rates improve, thanks in part to new cancer treatments and drug regimens. Concentrating on a topic that has only been briefly touched upon by other texts, this book offers a focused perspective on the clinical presentation, underlying pathophysiologic mechanisms, and management of skin, hair, and nail conditions for oncologists, dermatologists, and allied practitioners.


Key Features:-

  • Covers in detail the dermatologic adverse events of oncologic therapies, clinical presentations, and
  • Enables dermatologists and other practitioners to significantly improve the care of patients with ca
  • Addresses the dermatologic adverse events of cancer therapies used globally, of which a large number
  • Emphasizes prophylactic measures – based on treatments used and type of cancer – to prevent the appe
  • Provides built-in discussions on patient education for practical counseling during therapies
  • Offers rapid-reference sections on topical dermatology drugs

More Details about Dermatologic Principles & Practice in Oncology (HB)

General Information  
Author(s)Lacouture
PublisherJohn Wiley
Edition1
ISBN9780470621882
Pages456
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2014