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!
- Provide effective patient care using the latest knowledge on all aspects of ophthalmic oncology, from basic principles through clinical features, pathology and diagnostic imaging findings, diagnosis, and differential diagnosis, as well as today's full range of management options.
- Verify your diagnostic conclusions by comparing your findings to more than 800 clinical photographs from the authors' private collections, histopathologic microphotographs, imaging studies, and crisp illustrations.
- Locate the information you need quickly thanks to a practical, clinically focused format.
- Gain a global perspective of clinical practice with input from 124 authors from 18 countries.
- Enhance your PowerPoint® presentations with the bonus image library on CD-ROM.
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: M
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"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