Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer Series: Breast Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Head and Neck Cancers, Ovarian Cancer, and Prostate Cancer Package

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Stephen Yang
  • Lisa Jacobs
  • Christina Finlayson
  • Susan Gearhart
  • Nita Ahuja
  • Wayne Koch
  • Robert Bristow
  • Deborah Armstrong
  • Li-Ming Su
    • Not Applicable ISBN 9781437709674

    Key Features

    • Includes access to the full-text online as well as procedural videos and all of the book’s images, tables, and drawings at expertconsult.com.
    • Outlines the steps after diagnosis to guide you through formulating a treatment or patient care plan.
    • Emphasizes important points—such as risk-adjusted screening for staging and the use of promising new gene therapies—with “key points” boxes at the beginning of each chapter and pedagogic features throughout.
    • Summarizes the process of accurately diagnosing and staging cancer in a logical, almost algorithmic, approach for easy reference.
    • Discusses the treatment of early-stage disease so you have clear options for care.
    • Complements the procedures outlined in the text with full-color photographs and line drawings to reinforce your understanding of the material.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    1
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Not Applicable ISBN:
    9781437709674

    About the authors

    Stephen Yang

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor of Surgery and Medical Oncology, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Chief of Thoracic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

    Lisa Jacobs

    Affiliations and Expertise

    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Department of Surgery, Baltimore, MD

    Christina Finlayson

    Affiliations and Expertise

    University of Colorado Health Science Center, Department of Surgery, Denver, CO

    Susan Gearhart

    Affiliations and Expertise

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Surgery, Baltimore, MD

    Nita Ahuja

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Assistant Professor of Surgeryand Oncology, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

    Wayne Koch

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Otolaryngology, Director of the Head and Neck Division and Head and Neck Fellowship Program at the Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Robert Bristow

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor and Director, The Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Johns Hopkins Institutions, Baltimore, MD

    Deborah Armstrong

    Affiliations and Expertise

    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Medical Oncology, Baltimore, MD

    Li-Ming Su

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor of Urology, Director of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD