Principles and Practice of Lung Cancer

Principles and Practice of Lung Cancer

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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.4 The IASLC Staging Project created robust proposals for the 7th edition and the resultant 7th edition of TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, which more accurately correlates the ... IASLC Staging Manual in Thoracic Oncology. 1st Ed.

Title:Principles and Practice of Lung Cancer
Author:Harvey I. Pass, David P. Carbone, David H. Johnson, John D. Minna, Giorgio V. Scagliotti, Andrew T. Turrisi
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-02-13


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