Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology with CD-ROM book cover

Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology with CD-ROM

Written by internationally renowned authorities, this book provides expert guidance and advice on the diagnosis and management of the complete range of ocular cancers—including eyelid, conjunctival, intraocular, and orbital tumors. From basic principles through the diagnosis and management of every cancer type, it equips you with the state-of-the-art knowledge you need to identify these cancers early and treat them as effectively as possible. More than 800 full-color photographs and illustrations facilitate diagnosis, and a consistent, user-friendly format expedites reference. Plus, a bonus CD-ROM enables you to incorporate any of the book's figures into your PowerPoint® presentations!

Ophthalmologists, Hematologists/Oncologists


Published: March 2007

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-3167-3


  • "Textbook a definitive resource on ocular tumor diagnosis, management

    A new multiauthored textbook on ophthalmic oncology includes two Cole Eye Institute ophthalmologists, Arun D. Singh, M.D., and Julian D. Perry, M.D., among its five editors.

    Entitled Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology, it is the largest textbook ever published on this topic and is a comprehensive reference source on the diagnosis and management of all types of ocular cancers. The book contains more than 100 chapters and over 650 pages. The chapters are written by 124 contributing authors representing international experts in the field from18 countries.

    The textbook’s contents cover all aspects of clinical ophthalmic oncology, including eyelid, conjunctival, intraocular and orbital tumors. In addition, the volume includes a section on basic sciences that reviews the latest information on tumor angiogenesis, basic principles of radiation, and radiation complications.

    Dr. Singh says the textbook is designed to be user-friendly. The content is presented in a practical format with a clinical focus and is easy to search for desired information. Numerous graphics supplement the written text. The book contains more than 700 clinical photographs, histolopathologic microphotographs and imaging studies along with tables, algorithms and illustrations highlighting key information.

    Packaged with the book is a CD-ROM containing figures from the text that can be downloaded for use in PowerPoint presentations."

    --Cole Eye Institute Ophthalmology Update, April 2007


  • Section 1. Basic Principles

    1. Principles of Clinical Epidemiology

    2. Cancer Etiology

    3A. Cancer Pathology

    3B. Cancer Angiogenesis

    4. Cancer Immunology

    5. Cancer Genetics

    6. Principles of Cryotherapy

    7. Principles of Laser Therapy

    8. Principles of Radiation Therapy

    9. Ocular Complications of Radiotherapy

    10. Principles of Chemotherapy

    11. Counselling Patients with Cancer

    Section 2. Eyelid Tumors

    12. Examination Techniques

    13. Classification and Differential Diagnosis of Eyelid Tumors

    14. Benign Eyelid Tumors

    15. Basal Cell Carcinoma

    16. Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    17. Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma

    18. Melanoma of the Eyelid

    19. Eyelid Adnexal Tumors

    20. Eyelid Stromal Tumors

    21. Surgical Techniques

    22. Systemic Association with Eyelid Tumors

    Section 3. Conjunctival and Corneal Tumors

    23. Examination Techniques, classification and differential diagnosis of conjunctival and corneal tumors

    24. Benign Conjunctival Tumors

    25. Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia

    26. Primary Acquired Melanosis

    27. Conjunctival Melanoma

    28. Conjunctival Stromal Tumors

    29. Surgical Techniques

    30. Systemic Association with Conjunctival and Corneal Tumors

    Section 4. Uveal Tumors

    31. Examination Techniques

    32. Diagnostic Techniques

    33. Classification of Uveal Tumors

    34. Tumors of the Uvea: Benign Melanocytic Tumors

    35. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Epidemiologic Aspects

    36. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Clinical Features

    37. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Differential Diagnosis

    38. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Histopathologic Features

    39. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Management Options: An Overview

    40. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Management Options: Thermotherapy

    41. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Management Options: Brachytherapy

    42. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Management Options: Proton Beam Radiotherapy

    43. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Management Options: Stereotactic Radiotherapy

    44. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Management Options: Resection Techniques

    45. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: COMS Results

    46. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Prognostic Factors

    47. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Mortality

    48. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Metastasis

    49. Uveal Vascular Tumors

    50. Uveal Neural Tumors

    51. Uveal Osseous Tumors

    52. Uveal Myogenic, Fibrous and Histiocytic Tumors

    53. Uveal Lymphoproliferative Tumors

    54. Uveal Metastatic Tumors

    55. Intraocular Manisfestations of Hematopoeitic Disorders

    56. Intraocular Biopsy

    Section 5. Tumors of the Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium

    57. Retinal Vascular Tumors

    58. Coats Disease

    59. Retinal Astrocytic Tumors

    60. Tumors of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium

    61. Tumors of the Ciliary Pigment Epithelium

    62. Lymphoma of the Retina and CNS

    63. Ocular Paraneoplastic Diseases

    64. Neuro-Oculo-Cutaneous Syndromes (Phakomatoses)

    Section 6. Retinoblastoma

    65. Retinoblastoma and Cancer Genetics

    66. Genetic and Cellular Events in Retinoblastoma

    67. Geographic and Environmental Factors

    68. International Perspective

    69. Staging and Grouping of Retinoblastoma

    70. Heritable Retinoblastoma: The RB1 Cancer Predisposition Syndrome

    71. Non-Ocular Tumors

    72. Trilateral Retinoblastoma

    73A. Genetic Testing and Counseling

    73B. Family Counseling

    74. Chemotherapy

    75. Local Therapy, Brachytherapy and Enucleation

    76. Teletherapy

    77. Histologic Risk Factors

    78. Orbital Retinoblastoma

    79. Metastatic Retinoblastoma

    80. Retinocytoma

    81. COG Clinical Trials

    82. The At-Risk Pregnancy

    83. Future Directions

    Section 7. Orbital Tumors

    84. Examination Techniques

    85. Imaging Techniques

    86. Classification of Orbital Tumors

    87. Evaluation of a Child with Orbital Tumor

    88. Evaluation of an Adult with Orbital Tumor

    89. Non-Specific Orbital Inflammation (Pseudo-tumor)

    90. Vascular Orbital Tumors

    91. Benign Orbital Tumors

    92. Tumors of the Optic Nerve

    93. Tumors of the Lacrimal Gland

    94. Tumors of the Lacrimal Sac

    95. Orbital and Adnexal Lymphoma

    96. Malignant Orbital Tumors

    97. Rhabdomyosarcoma

    98. Enucleation and Orbital Implants

    99. Principles of Orbital Surgery


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