Tumors in Domestic Animals, 5th Edition

"The fifth edition of Tumors in Domestic Animals has some substantial changes from the previous edition, the most immediately striking of which is the inclusion of color, which greatly adds to the illustrative power of the images. This edition contains several new chapters and updates to other chapters. Particularly noteworthy are the new chapters on trimming tissue specimens for submission and immunohistochemistry and updates to cha...

Genome-Based Diagnostics: Demonstrating Clinical Utility in Oncology: Workshop Summary

Genome-Based Diagnostics: Demonstrating Clinical Utility in Oncology is the summary of a workshop convened in May 2012 by the Roundtable on Translating Genomic-Based Research for Health and the Center for Medical Technology Policy of the Institute of Medicine to foster the identified need for further sustained dialogue between stakeholders regarding the clinical utility of molecular diagnostics. The workshop brought together a wide r...

The Easy Book of Cancer Pharmacology

The Easy Book of Cancer Pharmacology represents the efforts of young oncologists, haematologists, pharmacists and oncology nurses who are highly motivated and encouraged by the significant development of new effective anticancer drugs. Since the discovery of antimetabolites and alkylating agents in the 1940s and 1950s, many new products have been introduced into our daily arsenal not only through chemotherapy agents, but also by mean...

Harrison's Manual of Oncology

The full spectrum of oncology medications -- backed by the authority of Harrison's! From today's leading clinicians in cancer care comes this comprehensive yet portable guide to the major chemotherapeutic and supportive care agents in oncology. Full of never-before-published content, this invaluable clinical companion features numerous tables and a concise, outline-oriented text, making it ideal for reference at a glance. Features:: ...

Excellence in Otolaryngology : 70 Years of the Department of Otolaryngology of the Sapporo Medical University

This volume is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Department of Otolaryngology of the Sapporo Medical University. It commemorates this landmark event and honors the department’s rich tradition of excellence. Chapters feature results of clinical and basic research conducted at the university. The carefully selected articles – ten clinical reviews, ten original research papers, and one case report – reflect the wide range of spec...

Physics in Radiation Oncology Self-Assessment Guide

This guide - a companion to the Radiation Oncology Self-Assessment Guide - is a comprehensive physics review for anyone in the field of radiation oncology looking to enhance their knowledge of medical physics. It covers in depth the principles of radiation physics as applied to radiation therapy along with their technical and clinical applications. To foster retention of key concepts and data, the resource utilizes a user-friendly "f...

Hematology - Oncology Therapy

The Essential Therapy Guide to Cancer, Hematologic Disorders, and Supportive Care–Updated with the Latest Treatment Regimens More than 500 treatment regimens Hematology-Oncology Therapy, Second Edition is an up-to-date, comprehensive therapy guide that delivers more than 500 treatment regimens in a succinct, uniform manner. The unique tabular design allows you to instantly locate and implement the proper treatment regimen. Supported ...

Clinical Nutrition For Oncology Patients

Clincial Nutrition for Oncology Patients provides clinicians who interact with cancer survivors the information they need to help patients make informed choices and improve long-term outcomes. This comprehensive resource outlines nutritional management recommendations for care prior to, during, and after treatment and addresses specific nutritional needs and complementary therapies that may be of help to a patient. This book is writt...

My Child Has Cancer: A Parent's Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, and Survival

They are four words that can terrify any parent to the core: Your child has cancer. Each year more than 13,000 children and teenagers are diagnosed with cancer in the United States. The shock and demands of that diagnosis can be overwhelming for the parents, children, family, and friends as they face the emotions, along with the need to understand what the diagnosis means as well as what treatments are available and which are right f...

Hypoxia and Human Diseases

The objective of this book is to provide a comprehensive and updated overview of cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying hypoxia's impacts on human health, as well as current advances and future directions in the detection, recognition, and management of hypoxia-related disorders. This collection of articles provides a clear update in the area of hypoxia research for biomedical researchers, medical students, nurse practitioners,...