State-of-the-art approaches to cancer management from the world's #1 oncology center The perfect clinical desk manual from the experts at MD Anderson Cancer Center Read the outstanding reviews of the previous edition: "As a detailed guide, [the book] offers practitioners a clear, user-friendly approach to the care of patients with cancer." -- New England Journal of Medicine "The portions of the text that summarize the chemotherapeutic literature are helpful and potentially useful to a busy medical oncologist. The graphic representations and flow charts are of high quality, are well designed and easy to follow, and are clinically useful. A number of good photographs have been provided that illustrate pathologic conditions...the Manual is well written, has extremely useful graphics, and represents a useful entry point for those interested in the management of malignant diseases." -- International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics "...[MD Anderson Manual of Medical Oncology] fulfills its goals of helping clinicians quickly evaluate therapeutic regimens and possibilities. Surgeons and radiation oncologists will find the text useful as a reference guide to what the medical oncologist can do and how the medical oncologist views their disciplines. The text is also of considerable help for physicians studying for board certification or recertification in medical oncology. Practicing medical oncologists would do well to have it in their personal libraries." -- Journal of the American Medical Association MD Anderson Manual of Medical Oncology offers clinicians an authoritative, easy-to-follow guide to the medical management of patients with cancer and its complications. Featuring concise but practical text and a large number of decision-making algorithms, the book gives physicians a current, templated approach to each disease and situation -- backed by the clincal expertise and authority of world recognized oncology researchers/practitioners. Key Features REVISED: competely updated coverage of the quickly evolving world of cancer therapeutics NEW: chapters include "Expert Commentary Sidebars" that provide clinical insights from leading subspecialists in radiation therapy, surgical oncology, pathology, and laboratory medicine NEW: brand new chapters on myelodysplasia, myeloproliferative diseases, and appendiceal cancer NEW: a brand new chapter on the important and underpublished topic of psycho-social issues in oncology Consistently formatted for a unified patient management strategy Packed with time-saving features, including The MD Anderson Work-Up Box and The MD Anderson Preferred Treatment BoxReseña del editor:
A hands-on desk reference for the practicing oncologist – from the leader in the field of cancer management
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The MD Anderson Manual of Medical Oncology details the personalized multidisciplinary approach to cancer management pioneered by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. It is intended to bring a pragmatic approach to cancer management that can serve as a guide for oncologists around the world.
This completely updated second edition emphasizes and discusses recent developments in diagnostic procedures, which include the incorporation of new molecular markers and revised staging systems. It also reinforces how imaging and molecular profiling can prevent administration of overly aggressive, toxic treatment regimens, or invasive surgery to treat superficial or indolent tumors. Also new to the second edition are special commentaries provided by subspecialists in pulmonary medicine, radiation oncology, and surgery which discuss other perspectives on management.
To help you quickly assess cancer management options, every chapter includes numerous tables, diagrams, and imaging photographs. These include evidence-based treatment algorithms in the form of flowcharts and diagrams shaped by the clinical experience of MD Anderson’s world-class faculty. Everything is designed to provide you with a practical guide to diagnostic and therapeutic strategies used at MD Anderson.
The second edition also features important new chapters on key topics such as:
Offering the perfect balance of narrative text, summary tables, and clinical photographs (many in full color), there is truly not a more accessible, up-to-date, or authoritative clinician’s guide to the medical management of patients with cancer and its complications than The MD Anderson Manual of Medical Oncology.
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