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Epidemiology of Endocrine Tumors - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128221877, 9780128232668

Epidemiology of Endocrine Tumors

1st Edition

Authors: Jahangir Moini Craig Badolato Raheleh Ahangari
Paperback ISBN: 9780128221877
eBook ISBN: 9780128232668
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 19th February 2021
Page Count: 568
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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


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About the Authors

Jahangir Moini

Dr. Moini was assistant professor at Tehran University, Medical School, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, for nine years. For 18 years, he was the Director of Epidemiology for the Brevard County Health Department. For 15 years, he was the Director of Science and Health for Everest University in Melbourne FL. He was also a Professor of Science and Health at Everest for a total of 24 years. For 6 years, he was a Professor of Science and Health at Eastern Florida State College, but is now retired. Dr. Moini has been actively teaching for 39 years, and for 20 years, has been an international author of 41 books.

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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