Endocrine Problems in Cancer - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780433302773, 9781483141336

Endocrine Problems in Cancer

1st Edition

Molecular Basis and Clinical Management

Editors: Roland T. Jung Karol Sikora
eBook ISBN: 9781483141336
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1984
Page Count: 328
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Description

Endocrine Problems in Cancer: Molecular Basis and Clinical Management reviews endocrine and metabolic problems that can be attributed to the production of hormones by neoplastic cells, or by the interference of normal physiological systems by malignant cells. The book emphasizes the clinical aspects of the diagnosis and management of the endocrine problems in cancer. The text starts by studying the biological basis of cancer, its secreted products, and its relationship to the genetics of the cell and the individual. Cell metabolism and the individual clinical endocrine syndromes that occur are then discussed in the chapters that follow. Several chapters describe the physiological basis and the diagnostic approach to cancer. Finally, the clinical management of cancer is outlined in detail. Oncologists, endocrinologists, physicians, researchers, and medical students will find this text useful.

Table of Contents


List of Contributors

Preface

1. Molecular Biology of Cancer

2. Endocrine Markers in Cancer

3. Genetic Problems of Endocrine Significance

4. Nutritional Support

5. Glucose Homeostasis

6. Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

7. Growth and Development

8. Hypopituitarism

9. Disorders of Vasopressin Function

10. The Ectopic ACTH Syndrome

11. Peptide-Secreting Tumours of the Gut

12. Gonadal and Genito-urinary Cancer

13. Endocrine Effects of Therapy

14. The Clinical Management of Multiple Endocrine Adenomatosis

15. Skin Changes in Cancer

16. Effects of Tumours on the Immune System

Index

Details

No. of pages:
328
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1984
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9781483141336

About the Editor

Roland T. Jung

Karol Sikora

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Hammersmith Hospital, Hammersmith, U.K.