Key Features


  • Comprehensive, yet concise coverage of the full range of hematology/oncology
  • In approximately 100 chapters, major authorities in the field offer their practical tips, pearls, and "secrets"
  • Bulleted lists, tables, and illustrations for quick review

Table of Contents

I GENERAL CONCEPTS
1. Evaluation and Management of the Palpable Breast Mass
2. Evaluation of a Lung Mass
3. Evaluation of a Testicular Mass
4. Intracranial Masses
5. Evaluation of Anemia
6. Evaluation of the Patient with a Bleeding Diathesis
7. Evaluation of Adenopathy
8. Evaluation of Leukocytosis

II GENERAL HEMATOLOGY
9. Iron Deficiency Anemia
10. Megaloblastic Anemia
11. Hemolytic Anemias
12. Aplastic Anemia
13. Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassemias
14. Polycynthemic States
15. Iron Overload
16. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
17. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
18. Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
19. Thrombocytosis
20. Hemophilia
21. Acquired Factor Deficiencies
22. The Hypercoagulable State
23. Neutropenia
24. Myelodysplastic Syndromes

III MALIGNANT HEMATOLOGY
25. Acute Leukemia: Classification and Laboratory Evaluation
26. Acute Myelogenous and Lymphocytic Leukemias
27. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
28. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
29. Hairy Cell Leukemia
30. Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: Classification and Pathology
31. Low-grade Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
32. Aggressive and Highly Aggressive Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
33. Cutaneous Lymphomas
34. Multiple Myeloma
35. Hodgkin’s Disease

IV GENERAL CARE OF THE CANCER PATIENT
36. Carcinogenesis
37. Cancer in the Elderly
38. Cancer Prevention
39. Cancer Chemotherapy: Prevention and Management of Common Toxicities
40. Cancer Pain Management
41. Infectious Complications of Chemotherapy
42. Gastrointestinal Complications of Chemotherapy
43. Hematologic Complications of Chemotherapy
44. Colony Stimulating Factors
45. Biologic Therapy of Cancer
46. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
47. Principles of Radiation Oncology
48. Radiation Oncology: Therapeutics
49. Hypercalcemia of Malignancy
50. Paraneoplastic Neurolog

Details

No. of pages:
502
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Hanley & Belfus
Print ISBN:
9781560535164