This book is a comprehensive guide to the principles and practice of cancer management. Beginning with an introduction to medical oncology and its management, the following sections examine common types of cancer and their chemo- and radiation therapies. More than 200 images and illustrations are included to assist understanding. Table Of Contents Section-A: Medical Oncology 1. Concepts of Cancer Chemotherapy 2. Chemotherapeutic Drugs 3. New Hope with Gene Therapy 4. Side Effects of Chemotherapy 5. Hormone Treatment in Cancer Section-B: General Management in Oncology 6. Management of Cancer Pain 7. Management of Anemia 8. Management of Bleeding in Cancer Patient’s 9. Role of Steroids in Cancer 10. Role of Antacids Section-C: Common Cancer and its Management 11. Management of Cervical Cancer 12. Breast Cancer Management 13. Palliative Treatment in Breast Cancer 14. Head and Neck Cancer 15. Ovarian Cancer 16. Endometrial Cancer 17. Hodgkin’s Lymphoma 18. Non-Hodgkin’s 19. Gallbladder Cancer 20. Lung Cancer 21. Carcinoma Larynx 22. Nasopharynx Carcinoma (NPC) 23. Thyroid Cancer 24. Leukemia 25. Neuroendocrine Tumor Section-D: Radiation Oncology 26. Radioactivity 27. Measurement of X-ray 28. Principles of Radiation Therapy 29. Time, Dose and Fractionation in Radiotherapy 30. Effects of Radiation on Normal Human Tissue 31. Latest Radiotherapy Technique 32. Imaging in Oncology 33. Radiation Oncologist with Benign Tumors Bibliography Index

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Author(s)Mirza Qasir Baig
PublisherJaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2012