Epidemiology of Endocrine Tumors

Epidemiology of Endocrine Tumors

1st Edition - February 19, 2021

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  • Authors: Jahangir Moini, Craig Badolato, Raheleh Ahangari
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128221877
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128232668

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Epidemiology of Endocrine Tumors brings current data and clinical research into one source for a multidisciplinary audience. The book discusses the prevalence, incidence, etiology, pathology, diagnosis and treatment of various endocrine tumors. With clear and focused writing, it is essential reading for healthcare professionals, endocrinologists, oncologists, and public health professionals. Users will be able to bridge the knowledge gap that exists in the comprehensive coverage surrounding the epidemiology of endocrine tumors.  Globally, the prevalence and incidence of endocrine tumors is high. This audience needs a treatise where they can gain a broad overview of endocrine tumors with a focus on epidemiology.

Key Features

  • Supplies information about the epidemiology of various endocrine tumors, both benign and malignant, to endocrinologists, oncologists and related health care professionals
  • Focuses on the impact upon costs and patient deaths due to complications of these tumors
  • Describes how endocrine tumors affect various age groups and ethnicities, discussing the prevention of endocrine tumors
  • Presents chapters on Cancer Problem, Specific Endocrine Tumors, Prevention, Detection and Diagnosis, and Treatment of Endocrine Tumors
  • Provides review questions with an answer key and detailed glossary


Endocrinologists, health care professionals, oncology residents, and biomedical researchers in endocrinology, epidemiology, and public health

Table of Contents

  • Part I: Introduction and the Cancer Problem
    1. Endocrine Glands
    2. Biology of Cancer
    3. Immunology
    4. The Epidemic and Prevalence of Endocrine Tumors
    5. Cancer Prevention
    6. Diagnostic Evaluation

    Part II: Specific Endocrine Tumors
    7. Hypothalamic Tumors
    8. Pituitary Tumors
    9. Pineal Tumors
    10. Thyroid Tumors
    11. Parathyroid Tumors
    12. Thymus Tumors
    13. Adrenal Cortex Tumors
    14. Adrenal Medulla Tumors
    15. Pancreatic Tumors
    16. Inherited Tumor Syndromes
    17. Ovarian Tumors
    18. Testicular Tumors

    Part III: Treatment of Endocrine Tumors
    19. Surgical Oncology
    20. Radiation Therapy
    21. Chemotherapy
    22. Immunotherapy
    23. Gene Therapy

Product details

  • No. of pages: 568
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: February 19, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128221877
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128232668

About the Authors

Jahangir Moini

Dr. Moini is an international author of 38 medical textbooks for various publishers including Elsevier, McGraw-Hill, Pearson, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Cengage Learning, and Routledge. In addition to continuing his venture as an author, he has been a professor for over 40 years and a physician for 48 years. He is a retired professor with the Eastern Florida State College Science & Health Department. Previously, Dr. Moini was an assistant professor at Tehran University Medical School, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. For 18 years, he was the Director of Epidemiology for the Brevard County Health Department. He was also Director of Allied Health at Everest University for 15 years and a Professor at that institution for 24 years.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Science and Health (retired), Eastern Florida State College, Palm Bay, FL, USA

Craig Badolato

Dr. Craig Badolato is an oncologist at Cancer Care Centers of Brevard in Melbourne, FL, a premier comprehensive cancer center that offers leading-edge cancer care from diagnosis through treatment and into recovery. Dr. Badolato went to medical school at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA, and is board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine. His special interests are adult hematology and oncology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Cancer Care Centers of Brevard, Melbourne, FL, USA

Raheleh Ahangari

Dr. Ahangari is an Associate Professor in the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences (BSBS) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Medicine, teaching Human Physiology, Clinical Embryology and Clinical Endocrinology at undergraduate and graduate levels. She received her Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from Carol Davila Medical University, Bucharest, Romania and completed her graduate neuroscience courses in the department of Cell Biology and Pathology in the Faculty of Medicine in the University of Salamanca. She received an Assistant Professor position in Anatomy at Saba University School of Medicine, Saba, Netherlands-Antilles in 2003. She joined the BSBS and Dr. H. Daniel’s lab in 2005, looking for the therapeutic effects of oral delivery of pro-insulin conjugated to cholera toxin-B subunit produced in tobacco and lettuce fed to diabetic mice (2005-2006). Dr. Ahangari is a graduate faculty scholar and she has directed several master capstone projects, undergraduate honors in major and independent studies in endocrine and metabolic disorders.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences and College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA

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