Thoroughly revised and updated, this Fourth Edition is the most comprehensive, current reference on lung cancer, with contributions from the world's foremost surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, pulmonologists, and basic scientists. Coverage includes complete information on combined modality treatments for small cell and non-small cell lung cancer and on complications of treatment and management of metastases. Emphasis is also given to early detection, screening, prevention, and new imaging techniques. This edition has expanded thoracic oncology chapters including thymus, mesothelioma, and mediastinal tumors, more detailed discussion of targeted agents, and state-of-the-art information on newer techniques in radiotherapy. Other highlights include more international contributors and greater discussion of changes in lung cancer management in each region of the world. A new editor, Giorgio Scagliotti, MD from the University of Turin, has coordinated the accounts of European activities. A companion website includes the full text online and an image bank.

Key Features:-

  • Covers Continued and expanded Thoracic Oncology chapters including Thymus, Mesothelioma, Mediastinal
  • Covers more detailed discussion of targeted agents
  • Covers more detailed discussion of newer techniques in radiotherapy for lung cancer
  • Addition of Italian editor, Giorgio Scagliotti, MD, who will coordinate European activities of the b
  • Covers more international authors
  • More pro/con discussion with changes in management discussion by continent

More Details about Principles and Practice of Lung Cancer The Official Reference Text of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer IASLC 4 Edition

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PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish YearApril 2010